Fifteen Boilers Set PRs On Friday At Conference Championships.
The Big Ten Championships begin on Friday in Lincoln, Neb.
A number of Boilermakers can use Saturday as a final tuneup before Big Tens.
Kelly McCurdy won the women's 3000m championship run on Saturday at the Tyson Invitational.
Several Boilermakers advanced to Saturday's semifinals after the first day of competition in Bloomington.
Weight Throw 18.02m/59-01.50 Hammer Throw 49.52m/162.06
Competed in seven indoor and six outdoor varsity meets; was top Boilermaker in the weight throw with a mark of 18.02m/59-01.50 at the Boilermaker Invitational (2/20); recorded third best Boilermaker hammer throw mark with a throw of 49.52m/162-06 at the Mike Poehlein Invitational (4/2).
Trained with the Boilermakers track and field team, but didn't compete.
Was a member of the Purdue football team.
Varsity letterwinner at Lewis Cass High School; won a trio of conference championships in the discus and two conference titles in the shot put.
Connor James McCulley was born Sept. 26, 1988, in Kokomo, Ind.; is the son of Robert McCulley and Kellie Ronk; has three brothers: Drew, Trey and Jason, and two sisters, Hayley and Malley; enjoys hunting and fishing; majoring in organizational leadership and supervision.