Tyler Askew
Tyler Askew

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Conyers, Ga.

High School:
Salem HS

Last College:
Coastal Carolina

Event:
Jumps/Sprints/Hurdles



06/12/2014

Boilers Wrap Up First Day at NCAAs

Purdue had three Second Team All-America finishes on Wednesday.

06/10/2014

Track & Field Set for NCAA Championships

The Boilermakers have nine entries in the four-day meet.

06/01/2014

Track and Field Adds Six More NCAA Qualifiers

Purdue broke three school records and has 10 NCAA qualifiers.

05/18/2014

Nunn Captures Long Jump Crown, Bunch Wins 11th B1G Medal

Nikki Nunn made it three long jump champions in the last for years for Purdue.

05/18/2014

Women Finish 3rd, Men 5th on Historic Day at B1G Championships

The Boilermakers collected 13 medals on the final day of Big Tens.

**2014: Second Team All-America in the 4x100m relay.
**2012: Big South champion and All-Big South in long jump. All-Big South in 4x100 relay.
**2011: All-Big South in long jump

2014:Competed in eight indoor meets, including the Big Ten Championships, and 10 outdoor meets, including the NCAA Championships; advanced to the outdoor NCAA Championships in the 4x100m relay, running the leadoff leg; Second Team All-American in the 4x1, as the relay team, with Andrew Kendrick, Eric Harris II and Raheem Mostert, finished ninth; part of school-record 4x1 team that ran a time of 39.34 seconds at the NCAA East Preliminary Round; 4x1 team finished second at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 39.38 seconds, just 0.02 of a second behind first; 4x1 finish at Big Tens earned him Second Team All-Big Ten honors; won the long jump at four different meets, the Mastodon Opener, Purdue & Indiana Dual, Fred Wilt Boilermaker Invite and the Border Battle; leapt a Purdue PR 7.60m (24-11.25) at the Alex Wilson Invite (indoors), where he took second; finished fourth in the long jump at indoor Big Tens and took sixth in the 60m dash; was the only individual to beat teammate, school record holder and Big Ten champ Raheem Mostert in the 60m dash prior to the NCAA Championships as Askew ran a 6.80 to win the Purdue & Indiana Dual; best 100m dash time was 10.80, which he ran at the Dave Rankin Invite to finish second; also ran the 200m dash once.

2013: Transfered to Purdue from Coastal Carolina.

2012 (Coastal Carolina):Big South champion in the long jump with a personal-best distance 24'0.25"; All-Big South in the long jump for a second-straight year; finished the season ranked third in the Big South in the long jump and seventh in the 100 meters; placed fourth in the 100 meters at the Winthrop Twilight with a personal-best time of 10.59; also placed fourth in the 100 meters at the Big South Championships; member of the 4x100 relay team that finished third at the Big South Championships to earn all-conference honors; ran a personal-best 21.79 in the 200 meters in a preliminary of the Big South Championships.

2011 (Coastal Carolina):Earned All-Big South Honors in the long jump following a third place finish with a season best mark of 7.18m (23-6.75); a member of the 4x100 meter relay team, which also consisted of Corey Jameson, Chris Lawson and Lenny Steed, that competed in the 2011 Men's NCAA East Preliminary Round Qualifiers; finished the season ranked seventh in the 100 meters and ninth in the long jump in the Big South; posted a personal best time in the 100 at the North Florida Invitational with a time of 10.70; competed in the 200 meters placing a personal best time at the Seminole Invitational with a 22.67; a member of the 4x100 meter relay team, which included Corey Jameson, Chris Lawson and Lenny Steed, that took second place at the North Florida Invitational with a time of 40.36; competed on the 4x400 meter relay team with Victor Howze, Ronnie Jackson and Lenoard Steed that posted a time of 3:40.40 at the CCU/Shamrock Invitational.


PURDUE BESTS

60m 100m 200m Long Jump
Lifetime 6.80 (1/18/14) 10.80 (5/3/14) 22.39(3/15/14) 7.60m/24-11.25 (2/22/14)
Indoor 6.80 (1/18/14) -- 22.41 (1/25/14) 7.60m/24-11.25 (2/22/14)
Outdoor -- 10.80 (5/3/14) 22.39(3/15/14) 7.29m/