The race was Purdue's last prior to the championship portion of the season
The meet is one week before the Big Ten Championships
Purdue finished with 212 all-academic picks in 2015-16
Harlow Ladd was the top finisher for the men's squad
Purdue sends 17 runners to the final race before championship season
- Ran at the Illini Open.
- Finished 37th with a 4.98k time of 19:34.9.
- Ran the three-mile open race at the Indiana Intercollegiates with a time of 20.23.4.
High School: Four-year letterwinner in track and field and three-year winner in cross country; earned a varsity letter in canoe paddling as a junior; also played JV soccer as a freshman; was named Most Inspirational JV Track and Field athlete as a freshman; was captain of the cross country and track and field teams as a senior; helped team win cross country league championships as a sophomore, junior and senior; cross country team won Hawaii State Championship during her sophomore and senior years; helped track team win the league all four years; team also won the state title all four years.
Personal: Sarah Mariko Tyler was born Nov. 3, 1994, to parents Thomas and Kathryn Tyler in Honolulu, Hawaii; has a younger sister, Laura; plans to major in neurobiology and physiology; comes from long line of Boilermakers including her father, aunt, uncle, two cousins, two great uncles nad her grandfather; enjoys symphony orchestra and reading in her free time.