Purdue finished with 212 all-academic picks in 2015-16
Three Boilermakers earned All-Regional honors Friday.
Matthew McClintock and Hope Schmelzle lead Purdue into Friday's races
The Boilermakers begin their championships season Sunday
Craven, Shmelzle pick up wins in the season opener
2013:Did not compete.
High School:Three-year letterwinner in track and field and two in cross country ... named all conference during her sophomore season in the 800m outdoors ... helped 4x800m relay team take third at conference as a junior and senior ... won section championships in the 4x800m as a senior ... helped team win section and conference championships in track in 2012 and 2013 ... was on high school's honor roll all four years ... member of the National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society.
Personal:Alyssa Shirley Christoffer was born April 21, 1995, to parents Willard and Lucy Christoffer ... has an older brother, Charles ... majoring in biological engineering ... enjoys reading, hiking, running and swimming in her free time.