Charles White
Charles White

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Denver, Colo.

High School:
Cherry Creek HS

Last College:
Abilene Christian University

Event:
Distances

Birthdate:
08/05/1989



CAREER BESTS
1,500-meter run 3:59.95 One-mile run 4:11.40

2010 (FRESHMAN)
Competed in the 800-meter, one-mile run and 1,500-meter run; best 800-meter time was 1:56.98 at the GVSU Big Meet (2/13); at GVSU Big Meet (2/13), also set best one-mile time, with a run of 4:11.40; best 1,500-meter run came at the Dave Rankin Invitational (4/17), with a time of 3:59.95.

BEFORE PURDUE
Attended Abilene Christian University, where he earned 2008 All-America honors after a 40th place showing at the NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships, helping the Wildcats to a fourth-place team showing; clocked a time of 32:17 for 10K at the NCAA meet.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year varsity letterwinner in cross country and track and field at Garden City High School (New York) and Cherry Creek High School (Colorado); 2007 and 2008 National Indoor Champion in the mile run; qualified for the prestigious Millrose Mile in 2005 and 2007; 2005 New York State Cross Country Champion; finished with a slew of impressive career bests including 15:09 in the 5,000-meter run, 3:49.62 in the 1,500-meter run, 2:27.76 in the 1,000-meter run and 1:52.64 in the 800-meter run.

PERSONAL
Charles White was born August 5, 1989, in Kingwood, Tex.; is the son of Charlton and Dawn White; enjoys running, hiking and playing video games; majoring in history.