80 Boilermakers earn undergraduate degree
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 Boilermakers begin the championships portion of their season Sunday.
2014: Ran in four races ... season-best 5k time of 17.53.8 at the Notre Dame Cross Country Invitational ... finished second for Purdue at the ISU Pre-National Invitational with a time of 22.44.7 to help the team take third ... ran the three-mile race at the Indiana Intercollegiates placing 19th ... competed in the Belmont Opener to finish 49th overall.
2013: Ran in the Michigan Invite and finished 33rd with a time of 19:54.46 in the 5k.
High School: Four-year letterwinner in track and field and two in cross country ... also played two years of volleyball ... sang acappella for final three years ... on the honor roll all four years ... graduated in the top 10% of her class.
Personal:Desarae May Diedrich was born April 10, 1994, to parents Steve and Lori Diedrich ... has three older brothers, John, Clark and Russell ... majoring in mechanical engineering ... enjoys swing dancing, singing and hiking in her free time.