Matthew McClintock and Hope Schmelzle lead Purdue into Friday's races
The Boilermakers begin their championships season Sunday
Football led the way for fall honorees.
The women matched their finish from last season's state meet.
Purdue improved its Academic All-Big Ten total by 18 student-athletes from merely a year ago.
2014: Competed in three races ... finished fifth in the Indiana Intercollegiate three-mile Open Race with a time of 18.24.6 ... ran the 5k at the Belmont Opener with a time of 19.28.1 ... was the fourth finisher for Purdue in the ISU Pre-National 6k Open Race to help the team take third.
2012: Competed in 4 races over the course of the season; at the season kickoff meet on 8/31, the Crusader Open, she finished 23rd with a time of 19:34.9; competing in the Indiana Intercollegiates she ran a 20:01.6 while placing 13th in the opens race; at the Sean Earl Loyola Invite in Chicago, Ill. She placed 233rd with a time of 20:15; at the Hoosier Invite she ran a 19:51.41 and finished 14th.
High School: Four year letterwinner in track and cross country; two year letterwinner in basketball; all-NLC each year for cross country and track; Most Improved Player for cross country as a freshman; conference, sectional and regional champ in the 4x800m all four years; Rookie of the Year in track as a freshman; state medalist in the 4x800m as a sophomore; earned Coach's Award in cross country as a sophomore; scholar athlete as a sophomore; earned cross country Mental Toughness Award as a junior; academic honorable mention as a junior; academic all-state honorable mention as a senior; earned Max Truex Award for track in her final prep career.
Personal: Brooke Allyson Kline was born Nov. 29, 1993 to parents Steve and Kim Kline; is an only child; plans to major in large animal veterinary medicine; enjoys horseback riding for fun and competition in her free time.