Thirty-two members of Purdue track & field recognized for 3.0+ GPAs.
Six members of Purdue's Sweet 16 volleyball team recognized for academic excellence.
Matthew McClintock and Johnnie Guy paced the men's squad to a seventh place finish.
The Boilermakers compete in the Great Lakes Regionals on Friday.
The Purdue men ran nine fresh faces at the conference meet and posted their third best score this century.
2012: Competed in six races on the season; finished 14th at the season opening Crusader Invite with a 6k time of 20:18.9; ran his fastest 8k at the Big Ten Championships with a 64th place time of 25:14.6; competed i nthe Wisconsin Adidas Invite and finished with a time of 25:29; took 46th place at the Sean Earl Loyola Invite with a time of 26:00; also competed at the Great Lakes Regionals and finished 82nd at the 10k with a time of 32:59.2012 Season
2011:Started off the season at the Illinois Invitation with a time of 19:50 helping the team finish third; at the IPFW Invitational finished with a time of 26:17.19 helping the team finish first overall; on Oct. 1 finished with a time of 25:18.64 at the Greater Louisville Cross Country Classic; finished with a 26:48 at the Pre-Nationals Race on Oct. 16.
2010: Did not compete while redshirting.
Four-year varsity letterwinner in cross country and track and field at Highland High School; qualified for the 2009 Indiana State High School Cross Country Championships, finishing 46th overall; advanced to the track and field regional meet in the 3,200-meter run three times; three-time most valuable runner award winner for the cross country team.
Allan Y. Appiah was born Dec. 15, 1991, in Kumasi, Ghana; is the son of Anthony and Sarah Appiah; has one brother, Duke, and one sister, Antonitta; enjoys running and art; majoring in mathematics.