Robert Shiflett
Robert Shiflett

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Farmersburg, Ind.

High School:
North Central Farmersburg

Event:
Distances



CAREER BESTS
Cross Country
8K CC	26:21.20
10K CC	33:59.50

Track & Field 3,000-meter run 8:39.94

2010 (JUNIOR)
Did not compete.

2009 (SOPHOMORE)
Competed in four varsity indoor meets in the 3,000-meter run; posted a career-best time of 8:39.94 at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational, good for fifth-best on the team in 2009; ran in four of six varsity cross country races for the Boilermakers', including scoring performances at the final three races of the season; notched a season-best 8K time of 26:21.20 at the Pre-National Invitational (10/18), finishing third on the team; turned in the third-fastest mark on the team at the Big Ten Championships (11/2); marked a 10K time of 33:59.5 to post the squad's fourth-best mark at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Invitational.

2008 (REDSHIRT)
Did not compete during initial season at Purdue.

HIGH SCHOOL
Earned four varsity letters in cross country at North Central Farmersburg High School; four-time all-conference honoree; three-year team captain, semi-state qualifier and all-state honoree; led team to a conference championship and semi-state qualification as a senior.

PERSONAL
Robert Mark Shiflett was born Dec. 16, 1988, in New Orleans, La.; is the son of Randy and Polly Shiflett; has one sister, Tara; enjoys football, majoring in mechanical engineering.