Photos from the 2008 Great American Legends race on Sept. 5, 2008
CAREER BESTSCross Country
8K CC 24:25.00 10/2/10
10K CC 31:08.46 11/13/10
Track & Field
1,500-meter run 4:02.78
3,000-meter run 8:33.62
5,000-meter run 14:56.41
2010: Finished third overall at the IPFW Invitational with a time of 24:27.35, just 0.34 seconds behind second place (9/11); placed 11th at the Indiana Intercollegiate Championships (9/17) after finishing the 8K in 25:08.00; ran a season-best 8K at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (10/2), posting a time of 24:25.0; finished third on the team at the Pre-National Invitational hosted by Indiana State University (10/16), with a time of 24:45.6; finished second on the team and 28th overall with a time of 24:30.00 at the Big Ten Championships (10/31); finished the 10K NCAA Great Lakes Regional (11/13) second on the team and 28th overall with a time of 31:08.46; recorded the fifth-fastest Purdue time in Purdue Varsity Cross Country Course history (built in 2001) with a time of 25:08.0 (9/17); posted the seventh-best finish in school history at the Big Ten Championships with a 24:30.0.
2009: Placed fourth overall and second on the team at the Great American Legends (9/4), crossing the line in 26:09.58 for 8K; tallied the No. 5 team score en route to a third-place team showing at the Indiana Intercollegiate Championships (9/18), posting an 8K time of 26:17.0; ran a season-best 8K time of 25:17.05 at the Greater Louisville Classic (10/3); took home third place overall at the Gibson Family Invitational (10/10), running the 8K course in 25:56.9; posted the team's top time at the Sam Bell Invitational (10/17), finishing the 8K ninth overall in 25:49.91; finished in 52nd place at the Big Ten Championships (11/1) with an 8K time of 26:59.7; rounded out the top five in the 10K race at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championships (11/14) with a time of 33:52.26.
2008: Started every varsity race of his first collegiate season, finishing as the Boilermakers' top placer three times; finished 16th in his first Purdue race, crossing the line in 26:36.1 at the Great American Legends (9/5); helped the team to a sixth-place showing at the Indiana Intercollegiates (9/19), taking 35th with a time of 26:41.0; notched the Boilermakers' top 8K time of the year at the Auburn Tiger Invitational (10/4), posting a mark of 24:34.87; led the team for the third and final time at the Pre-National Invitational (10/18); was the Boilermakers' No. 2 placer at the Big Ten Championships (11/2) and the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championships (11/15), notching a 10K time of 33:14.4.
High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner in cross country and track and field at Fishers High School; two-time all-state honoree in cross country ('06, '07) and track and field ('07, '08); 2008 Nike Outdoor Nationals All-American; boasts a career-best time of 15:30 for 5K in cross country and 9:19 in the 3,200-meter run in track and field.
Personal: Cale Allen Brenner was born Aug. 15, 1989, in Indianapolis, Ind.; is the son of Cliff and Lisa Allen; has one sister, Peyton; enjoys sports, music, photography and video games; majoring in management.