Shawn Nickleson
Shawn Nickleson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Bishop Chatard HS

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
05/03/1991



01/24/2013

Track Tidbits and IU Relays Preview

The Boilermakers have a number of individuals among the nation's best.

05/13/2012

Track & Field Wraps Up Big Ten Championships

The Purdue women finished tied for 10th while the men finished 11th.

05/12/2012

Bunch, Eber Are Big Ten Champs On Day Two

The Purdue women are in third place heading into the final day.

04/27/2012

Track & Field Competes At Penn Relays, Purdue Open

Jakob Engel finished fourth in the collegiate men's shot put on Friday.

04/25/2012

Track & Field Heads To Penn Relays

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).

2010: (REDSHIRT)
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.