75 Boilermakers earn undergraduate degree
The season proved to be one of the most historic in program history
Hoevet, McClintock receive Big Ten Medal of Honor
Purdue had several winners on the meet's final day.
The Boilermakers won two events on Thursday.
2015: Competed in five indoor and five outdoor meets ... finished fifth in the open 3,000m run and 24th overall at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a time of 10:09.68 ... finished ninth in the 1,500m run at the Rankin/Poehlein Invite with a PR time of 4:39.19 ... won the 5k at the Fred Wilt Invite with a time of 17:31.27, a season best ... competed at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in the 5k, but did not finish ... finished eighth in the mile at the Gene Edmonds Invite, as well as at the Purdue/IU Dual ... finished second at the Shamrock Invite in the 5k with a time of 10:09.01, a season best.
2014: Competed in five indoor meets, counting the Big Ten Championships and participated in six outdoor meets, including the Big Ten Championships ... placed third in the 5000m at the Border Battle with a time of 17:34.64 ... Took second at the 2014 Fred Wilt Boilermaker Invitational in the 3000m in 9:58.40 ... placed 12th in the 3000m at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a time of 9:58.40 which stands as PR ... took 23rd at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in the 5000m with a time of 17:21.14.
2013: Competed in two indoor and one outdoor meet ... finished sixth in the 1,500m run at the Dave Rankin Invite with a time of 4:50.95 ... also an in the 800m at the meet and finished 10th ... finished ninth in the indoor 800m at the Gene Edmonds Cup with a time of 2:29.14.
High School: Four-year letterwinner in track and three in volleyball; also was a cheerleader for final two prep years; earned First Team All-Conference honors in track as a freshman and sophomore; earned track team MVP for junior and senior years; was academic all-state as a junior and senior; was captain of the volleyball team and cheerleading squad as a senior; part of 2011 track team that won the conference, sectional, and state championships; earned the Outstanding Sportsmanship award for volleyball as a junior and senior; earned the Coach's Award for cheerleading as a senior.
Personal: Michelle Nicole Potter was born Nov. 12, 1993 to parents Tim and Mary Potter; has four brothers, Jim, Scott, Mike and Matt; brother Jim graduated from Purdue; majoring in dietetics; enjoys baking, playing volleyball and running in her free time.