The Boilermakers head to Madison to compete for NCAA bids
The youthful Boilermakers battled at the University of Minnesota
The championship portion of the season begins Sunday for cross country
The Boilermakers will compete against several top-30 teams this weekend.
The women were 12th and the men 16th at Notre Dame
- Ran in NCAA Regionals and Big 10 Championships along with two other events
- Ran a 6K season best time of 22:34.0
- Finished 57th at the Big 10 Championships
- Competed in five meets including Big Tens and Regionals.
- Was Purdue's third finisher at the Great Lakes Regional with a 6k time of 21:16.4 to take 29th.
- Finished 39th at Big Tens with a time of 21:10.4, the third best on the team.
- Had a 6k PR at Pre-Nationals with a time of 20:43.3 to take 47th.
- Finished 23rd at the season-opening Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown with a 3.11-mile time of 17:30.5.
- Had a Purdue-best 5k time of 17:26.4 at the Notre Dame meet to finish 53rd.
2014 (Freshman): Ran in five events, including Big Tens and the Great Lakes Region Championships ... season-best 6k time of 21.04.0 where she finished third Purdue at the Great Lakes Regionals, and the team took 10th ... ran a 17.41.8 5k JV run at the Notre Dame Invitational ... finished the 6k Open Race fourth for Purdue at the ISU Pre-National Invitational helping the team to take second ... was Purdue's second finisher with a time of 21.10.1 at the Big Ten Championships where the team came in eigth.
High School: Four-year letterwinner in cross country and two-year letter winner in track; four year state meet qualifier
Personal: Kendall M. Hacker was born Oct. 5, 1996 to parents Jeff and Laura; has one younger brother, Krey; enjoys traveling and athletics.