Dan Porter
Dan Porter

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Carmel HS

Event:
Distances



04/22/2014

Tuesday Track Tidbits

The Boilermakers are coming off their best meet of the Lonnie Greene era.

03/04/2014

Tuesday Track Tidbits

The Boilermakers qualified four individuals for the NCAA Championships.

02/28/2014

Mostert Sets Big Ten Championships Record on Day 1

The Boilermakers advanced several men and women to Saturday's finals.

02/21/2014

Tracking the Boilermakers

News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.

02/18/2014

Tuesday Track Tidbits

The Lonnie Greene coaching era has seen some of the best results in Purdue history.

2012: Placed first at the Boilermaker Invite (2/18) in the 1,000-meter run with a time of 2:31.73. Competed at the Big Ten Indoor Championships (2/25) on the Distance Medley Relay team. Finished first at the Purdue Invitational (1/7) in the 800-meter run, crossing the line at 1:57.18. Finished second in the event with a 1:55.74 time at Hoosier Hills (2/11). Competed on the 4x400-meter relay team at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge (3/23).

High School:Earned four varsity letters in track and field and three varsity awards in cross country at Carmel High School; helped his team to the Indiana State High School Cross Country Team Championship as a junior, and ran on the state championship 4x800-meter relay that season as well; placed fourth at the state track and field championships in the 1,600-meter run as a senior, posting a season-best time of 4:13.1.

Personal:Daniel Lee Porter was born Dec. 10, 1991, in Indianapolis, Ind.; is the son of Stanley and Tina Porter; has two sisters, Shana and Brooke; enjoys basketball and history; majoring in secondary education.