News and notes on Purdue Athletics
Harlow Ladd was the top finisher for the men's squad
Purdue sends 17 runners to the final race before championship season
The Boilermakers took third on the men's side and seventh on the women's.
The cross country team will send 12 individuals to Illinois for Friday's race.
High School: Four-year letterwinner in track and cross country; was selected to the Arkansas All-State Team for cross country her freshman and sophomore seasons; was a State qualifier in track her freshman and sophomore seasons; was captain of her track and cross country teams as a freshman and sophomore; qualified for State her junior and senior seasons; earned the Scholar Athlete Award as a junior and senior; Earned All-Conference, All-Regional, All-Sectional and Academic All-Conference honors for cross country her junior and senior seasons.
Personal: Reagan Hope Lear was born May 26, 1996 to parents Kirk and Susan Lear; has one brother, Trevor, who also attends Purdue University; plans to major in movement and sports sciences; wants to continue her education in graduate school; enjoys ultimate Frisbee, ping pong, traveling and photography.