The Boilermakers will compete against several top-30 teams this weekend.
The Boilermakers will compete against some of the best in the country
The Boilermakers will compete for state bragging rights
The Boilermakers' talented depth was on display Saturday
Purdue will battle five teams at the Golden Eagle Invitational
- Finished 3rd at the Tennessee Tech open with a 5K time of 18:10.2
- Redshirted the season while sitting out with an injury.
High School: Four-year letterwinner in cross country, swimming and track and field; District medalist and State qualifier in all three sports as a sophomore; named captain of her cross country team her junior and senior seasons; District medalist and State qualifier in cross country and track as a junior; set the 200 Medely Relay State record as a junior, breaking it her senior season; named captain of all three teams as a senior; recorded the fastest time in Pennsylvania's 2K Steeplechase; state finalist in the 1600m as a senior; led her team to three AAA swimming State championships her sophomore, junior and senior seasons; was the National Honor Society Vice President; earned the M&T Bank John Travers Award for athletic and academic excellence along with community service.
Personal: Gabrielle Wood Broschard was born July 10, 1996 to parents John and Jill Broschard; has one brother, Jordan, who also attends Purdue University; plans to major in animal science as a pre-vet student; wants to attend veterinary school at Purdue and become a mixed-practice veterinarian; enjoys playing guitar, painting, hiking, waterskiing and wakeboarding.