The Boilermakers will compete against several top-30 teams this weekend.
The Boilermakers will compete against some of the best in the country
The Boilermakers will compete for state bragging rights
The Boilermakers' talented depth was on display Saturday
Purdue will battle five teams at the Golden Eagle Invitational
2014 (Sophomore): Competed in five events, including Big Tens and the Great Lakes Regional Championships ... had a season-best 8k time of 25.37.3 at the Big Ten Championships to place 83rd ... finished 16th in the 8k open run at the Indiana Intercollegiates ... was the 46th finisher in the 5k Belmont Opener run ... came in fourth for Purdue in the 10k race at the Great Lakes Regional Championships with a time of 32.24.0.
2013 (Freshman): Competed in four meets during the season and placed 27th at the Big Ten Preview with a season best time of 26:02.4; Finished with a time of 27:01.7 at the Hoosier Invite placing 31st. 2013 Results
High School: Two year letterwinner in cross country and track and field; all-conference in cross country and the 3200m for track as a junior and senior; all-regional and all-state selection in cross country as a senior; finished 16th at the state meet in cross country as a senior; track and cross country MVP in his final prep season; school record holder in the 3200m run; has PRs of 4:21 in the mile, 9:18 in the 3200m and 14:42 in the three mile; helped cross country team finish runner-up in the state in 2010.
Personal: Alexander Calvert Milner was born Oct. 4, 1994, to parents Grant and Lisa Milner in Plantation, Fla.; has a younger brother, Matthew; majoring in management; enjoys film, basketball and baseball.