Football led the way for fall honorees.
The Boilermakers will compete against several of the nation's top teams on Friday.
The women matched their finish from last season's state meet.
The Boilermakers will battle for state supremacy on Friday.
Purdue improved its Academic All-Big Ten total by 18 student-athletes from merely a year ago.
2014: Competed in three races ... took 20th with an 8k time of 26.04.5 at the Indiana Intercollegiate ... had his best finish of the season in the Belmont Opener 5k where he placed 15th posting a time of 15.36.3.
2013:In his only meet of the year, Ladd placed 42nd with a time of 26:52.4 at the Big Ten Preview
2012: Competed in five races on the season; His best time came at the Adidas Invite running a 8k time of 26:32; Finished 22nd at the Crusader Open with a 6k time of 21:00.5; Ran a 27:16.2 finishing 22nd at the Indiana Intercollegiates; Competed in the Sean Earl Loyola Invite and finished a season best 11th; at the Hoosier Invite he finished 39th with a time of 29:46.39
High School: Four year letterwinner in outdoor track and three for indoor and cross country; also played JV soccer as a freshman; three-time captain of the cross country team and also two-time captain of both track teams; won the state championship in the mile and two mile as a senior both indoors and outdoors; best mile time as a senior was 4:20 and two mile time was 9:16.
Personal: Christopher Harlow Ladd was born Feb. 1, 1994 to parents David and Lisa Ladd; has one sister, Evie; intends to major in financial planning; enjoys swimming, biking, and hanging out with friends.