The Boilermakers have a number of individuals among the nation's best.
The Purdue women finished tied for 10th while the men finished 11th.
The Purdue women are in third place heading into the final day.
Jakob Engel finished fourth in the collegiate men's shot put on Friday.
Purdue will compete in eight events on Thursday.
2012: Placed 6th in the 100-meter dash at the Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational (4/20-4/21) with a 10.98 time and third in the long jump. Earned second in the long jump at the Mike Poehlein Invitational (3/30-3/31) with a jump of 7.03 meters. Also competed in the long jump at the Penn Relays (4/26-4/28).
Did not compete his first season at Purdue.
High School:Won the Indiana State High School Indoor Championship in the long jump as a senior; has a career-best mark of 7.26 meters (23-10.00); first-team all-state honoree in baseball.
Personal:Shawn Andre Nickleson was born May 3, 1991, in Indianapolis, Ind.; is the son of Gary and Kim Nickleson; has one brother, Gary, and one sister, Summer; enjoys watching movies, playing video games basketball, football and golf; majoring in electrical engineering technology.