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
The championship portion of the season begins Sunday for cross country
News and notes on Purdue Athletics
- 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.