Charles White
Charles White


Denver, Colo.

High School:
Cherry Creek HS

Last College:
Abilene Christian University


Men's Cross Country Earns Fourth Straight Academic Honor

The Boilermakers had the fourth highest GPA of eight Big Ten teams awarded.


Great Lakes Regional Wraps Up

Boilers finish in 10th on the men side and 14th for the women on Saturday afternoon.


Great Lakes Regionals Set For Saturday

The Purdue men's and women's cross country teams head to Toledo, Ohio, for regionals.


Men Take Ninth, Women 11th At Big Ten Championships

Wisconsin men and Michigan State women repeat at the Big Ten Championships.


Big Ten Championships Begin Sunday

The Purdue cross country teams will compete in the league meet hosted by the University of Illinois.

Cross Country
8K CC	24:11.90	10/2/10
10K CC	31:28.63	11/13/10

2010: Took the top spot in the season-opening IPFW Invitational (9/11) with a time of 24:12.82; finished first on the team and third overall at the Indiana Intercollegiate Championships (9/17) with a time of 24:47.00; time in Indiana Intercollegiate Championships is the fastest ever by a Purdue athlete on the Purdue Varsity Cross Country Course (built in 2001); finished first on the team and 31st overall at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (10/2) with a career-best time of 24:11.90; ran a 25:17.60 at the Pre-National Invitational (10/16); finished the Big Ten Championships (10/31) in 44th place with a time of 24:47.60; ran a 31:28.63 at the 10K Great Lakes Regional meet, good for 45th place; had the two fastest times on the team for the season.

2009: Crossed the line 15th overall in the season-opening 8K Great American Legends (9/4), coming in at 27:37.96; finished third on the team and 23rd overall with an 8K time of 26:06.3 at the Indiana Intercollegiate Championships (9/18); ran an 8K of 26:11.82 at the Greater Louisville Classic (10/3); led the Boilermakers to a second-place team finish at the Gibson Family Invitational (10/10), earning second overall with his top 8K as a Boilermaker at 25:56.3; crossed the line 12th overall at the Sam Bell Invitational (10/17), posting an 8K mark of 26:16.64; finished sixth on the team with an 8K time of 27:58.9 at the Big Ten Championships (11/1); ran a 10K at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championship (11/14) with a mark of 34:15.22.

Before Purdue: Attended Abilene Christian University, where he earned 2008 All-America honors after a 40th place showing at the NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships, helping the Wildcats to a fourth-place team showing; clocked a time of 32:17 for 10K at the NCAA meet.

High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner in cross country and track and field at Garden City High School (New York) and Cherry Creek High School (Colorado); 2007 and 2008 National Indoor Champion in the mile run; qualified for the prestigious Millrose Mile in 2005 and 2007; 2005 New York State Cross Country Champion; finished with a slew of impressive career bests including 15:09 in the 5,000-meter run, 3:49.62 in the 1,500-meter run, 2:27.76 in the 1,000-meter run and 1:52.64 in the 800-meter run.

Personal: Charles White was born August 5, 1989, in Kingwood, Texas; is the son of Charlton and Dawn White; enjoys running, hiking and playing video games; majoring in history.


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