News and notes on Purdue Athletics
Both teams have been honored at least nine years in a row
The Boilermakers had three all-regional performers Friday
The Boilermakers head to Madison to compete for NCAA bids
The youthful Boilermakers battled at the University of Minnesota
- Ran five races during the season including Big Tens and the Great Lakes Regional.
- Finished fourth for the Boilermakers at the Big Ten Championships with a 6k time of 21:11.8 to take 40th overall.
- Was fourth on the team at the Great Lakes Regional with a 6k time of 21:36.9.
- Also ran at the NCAA Pre-Nationals meet, Notre Dame Invite and Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown.
2013 (Freshman): Ran three races during her freshman season; was 33rd at Pre-Nationals with a time of 22:57.4 in the 6k; finished 36th at the Purdue Invite with a 6k time of 23:14.0; took 15th in her inaugural race, running a time of 19:11.1 in the Michigan Open 5k. 2013 Results
High School: Four year letterwinner in track and field and two in cross country; also played two years of volleyball and was Freshman MVP as well as sophomore Wildcat Award winner; named Most Outstanding Performer in track as a junior and Athlete of the Year as a sophomore; was cross country MVP as a junior; Sunbelt League First Team selection as a junior and also CIF Champion in he 800m; track and cross country MVP as a senior and CIF SS D1 Champ as a senior.
Personal: Kiara Renee McIntosh was born Jan. 18, 1995 to parents Les and Lourdes McIntosh in San Diego; has two sisters, Latrese (older) and Nyssa (younger), and a younger brother, Marcus; majoring in engineering; enjoys baking, hiking and the outdoors.