News & Notes on Purdue Athletics
Purdue finished with 212 all-academic picks in 2015-16
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
2014: Ran in six races, including Big Tens and the Great Lakes Championships ... had a season-best 6k run at the Great Lake Championships with a time of 21.02.0 where she was Purdue's third finisher ... finished third for Purdue in the 5k run at the Notre Dame Invitational ... came in 17th in the 5k run at the Belmont Opener ... competed in the the three-mile run at the Indiana Intercollegiates ... was Purdue's second finisher in the 6k run at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 21.11.4 where the team took eigth.
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.