Three Boilermakers earned All-Regional honors Friday.
Matthew McClintock and Hope Schmelzle lead Purdue into Friday's races
McClintock and Schmelzle both broke school records Sunday
The Boilermakers begin their championships season Sunday
McClintock and Schmelzle continue to pace respective squads
2014: Ran in six races, including the Big Tens and Great Lake Regional Championships ... finished first for Purdue in the three-mile race at the Indiana Intercollegiates with a time of 17.33.7 taking third place overall ... was Purdue's first 5k finisher with a time of 17.12.2 at the Notre Dame Invitational ... ran the ISU Pre-National Invitational 6k with a time of 22.42.6 ... competed in the 6k run at Big Ten Championships finishing with a time of 21.43.5 ... helped the team come in 10th at the Great Lakes Regional Championships by finishing fourth for Purdue with a time of 21.15.0 and 51st place individually.
2012: Competed in 4 races over the course of the season; at the season kickoff meet on 8/31, the Crusader Open, she finished 38th with a time of 20:31.8; competing in the Indiana Intercollegiates she ran a 19:45.4 while placing 8th in the opens race; at the Sean Earl Loyola Invite in Chicago, Ill. She placed 214th with a time of 20:04; at the Hoosier Invite she ran a 18:34.00and finished in 2nd.2012 Season
High School: Four year letterwinner in track and three for cross country; all-state in the 4x800m relay for indoor and outdoor as a freshman, junior, and senior; broke the school record in the 1600m as a freshman; all-region in cross country as a sophomore; re-broke the 1600m indoor record as a sophomore twice; voted team captain of cross country as a junior and senior; also track captain as a senior; broke school record in the 1600m as a junior and won the regional; also all-state in the event; all-state in the 1600m as a senior and won the regional; won the Kacee Cronk Scholarship.
Personal: Katherine Grace Hoevet was born Dec. 31, 1993 to parents Mike and Jo Hoevet; has one sister, Mallory; was born in Terre Haute, Ind.; plans to major in biomedical engineering; parents, grandparents, and uncle attended Purdue; enjoys reading and hanging out with friends and family.