Katie Morrical
Katie  Morrical

RS Senior

Grabill, Ind.

High School:
Leo HS




Benner, Carpenter Sweep XC Athlete of Week

The freshman duo from Minnesota won the Indiana Intercollegiates


Benner, Carpenter Win State Meet

The Boilermakers are the first to win from the same school since 2010

Cross Country
5K CC	17:18.41
6K CC	20:56.25

Track & Field 5,000-meter run 17:08.31 10,000-meter run 36:12.88

2008: Was one of the Boilermakers' top-two finishers in all six varsity races over the season, topping the lineup twice; finished second overall at the Great American Legends (9/5) with a time of 18:24.51; took fourth overall at the Indiana Intercollegiates (9/19) with a 5K time of 18:05.00, leading the Boilermakers to their second straight state title; posted a career-best 5K time of 17:18.41 at the Auburn Tiger Invitational (10/4), helping the team to a fifth-place showing; clocked the third-fastest 6K time in school history at the Pre-National Invitational, crossing the line 24th in the White race at 20:58.20; ran a 6K time of 22:04.00 to take 40th at the Big Ten Championships (11/2); finished first on the team at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Invitational (11/15), placing 29th with a time of 22:02.30.

2007: Clocked some of the top times in school history, setting a Purdue Varsity Cross Country Course 5K school record with her time of 17:39.20 at the Indiana Intercollegiates (9/14), also Purdue's seventh-fastest in Indiana Intercollegiates history; posted Purdue's second-fastest 6K time and the Boilermakers' fastest 6K time in Big Ten Championships history, completing Ohio State's course in 20:56.30 (10/28).

2006: Finished as the Boilermakers first or second runner in all seven meets, claiming the top spot in three of seven races, (Illinois, Indiana and Notre Dame Invitationals); placed in the individual top-10 at Illinois (9/1), Indiana (9/9) and the Indiana Intercollegiate Championships (9/16), taking fourth, ninth and seventh, respectively; placed seventh in the outdoor 3K at the 2007 Penn Relays with a time of 9:45.

High School: Earned four letters in cross country at Leo Jr./Sr. High School; was an all-conference performer all four years; named squad's Rookie of the Year as a freshman; won individual conference championship as a junior; established home course and 4K school records during junior year; honored as team MVP as a junior; served as team captain during senior year.

Personal: Kathryn Elizabeth Morrical was born on Sept. 9, 1987, in Fort Wayne, Ind.; is the daughter of Tom and Chris Morrical.


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