News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.
McClintock earns a spot in the NCAA Championships for a second time.
Thirty-two members of Purdue track & field recognized for 3.0+ GPAs.
Matthew McClintock and Johnnie Guy paced the men's squad to a seventh place finish.
The Purdue men ran nine fresh faces at the conference meet and posted their third best score this century.
2012: Competed in six races during the season; ran a season-best 5k at the Sean Earl Loyola Invite with an eighth place time of 17:48; also finished eighth at the season-opening Crusader Open with a time of 18:23.1; took fifth at the Indiana Intercollegiates with a time of 18:08.7; ran a season-best 6k time of 21:36.4 at the Big Ten Championships in East Lansing, Mich., finished 59th at the Great Lakes Regional with a time of 21:41.2012 Season
2011:Started of the season at the IPFW Invitational with a time of 19:10.77 helping the team finish first; at the Indiana Intercollegiates on Sept. 16 finished with a time of 19:09; finished with a time of 18:26.50 at the Great Louisville Cross Country Classic; at the Adidas Elite Invitational finished with a time of 23:12; finished with a time of 22:15 at the Big Ten Championships on Oct. 30; at the NCAA Greater Lakes Regional finished with a time of 22:32.1.
2010: Did not compete in her first season at Purdue while redshirting.
High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner in cross country and track and field at Mukwonago High School; qualified for the Wisconsin State High School Championships in cross country and track and field all four years; placed second at the state cross country meet as a senior, turning in a 4K time of 14:38.4; took home eighth-place in the 1,600-meter run at the state track and field championships as a junior and ran on the Wisconsin State Championship 4x800-meter relay team as a sophomore.
Personal: Blair Justine Doney was born April 21, 1992, in West Allis, Wis.; is the daughter of Dale and Dawn Doney; has one brother, Carson; enjoys painting, reading and music; major is undecided.