Purdue improved its Academic All-Big Ten total by 18 student-athletes from merely a year ago.
The Purdue men's and women's cross country teams head to Toledo, Ohio, for regionals.
The Purdue cross country teams will compete in the league meet hosted by the University of Illinois.
2010: Competed in two varsity races as a freshman, scoring in one; finished 14th overall at the Great American Legends Race (9/3) with a 5K time of 20:33.64; edged out a career best 20:20.00 in the 5k at the Indiana Intercollegiate Championships (9/17); clocked a season-best 6K time of 23:39.9 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (10/2).
High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner in cross country and track and field at Marist High School; two-time all-region honoree in cross country, also earning all-conference honors as a senior; four-time Illinois State High School Championship qualifier as part of the 4x800-meter relay; helped squad to the 2008 cross country regional championship; received the Block M Award in track and field as a senior.
Personal: Jennifer Ann Caddick was born July 1, 1992, in Oak Lawn, Ill.; is the daughter of Michael and Denise Caddick; has one brother, Brendan, and one sister, Heather; enjoys biking and reading; majoring in pre-pharmacy.