81 Boilermakers earn undergraduate degree
Harlow Ladd was the top finisher for the men's squad
Purdue sends 17 runners to the final race before championship season
Matthew McClintock took third overall, while Hope Schmelzle broke 21 minutes for the first time.
The Boilermakers are set for Friday's regional races.
2014: Competed in six events, including Big Tens and the Great Lakes Regional Championships ... season-best 8k time of 25.22.4 took place at the Big Ten Championships to finish fourth for Purdue ... placed 21st in the 5k run at the Belmont Opener with a time of 15.45.8 ... finished 19th in the 8k run at the Indiana Intercollegiates ... placed fifth with a time of 24.57.8 for Purdue in the five-mile run at the Notre Dame Invitational ... was Purdue's second finisher in the 10k run at the Great Lakes Regional Championships with a time of 31.30.0.
2013:Competed in 4 meets during the season posting a 5th place finish at the Michigan Invite with a time of 16:00.70; Finished 17th at the Big Ten Preview with a time of 25:34.0; Placed 22nd at the Indiana Intercollegiate with a time of 25:59.57.
2012: After a year with the track team,Tyler joined the cross country team andcompeted in six races over the course of the season; at the season kickoff meet on 8/31, the Crusader Open, he finished 13th with a time of 20:12.3; competing in the Indiana Intercollegiates he ran a 26:16.6 while placing 50th; at the Sean Earl Loyola Invite in Chicago, Ill. He placed 53rd with a time of 26:07; at the Adidas Invite he ran a 26:40 and finished 296th; his season best time came at the Big Ten Champs, he ran a 25:50.0 but placed 74th; the Great Lakes Regional he placed a 10k time of 33:35 and finished 119th
High School: A four-time letterwinner for track and field and cross country; two-time swimming letterwinner; two-time Most Valuable Player for both cross country and track; as a senior was named team captain for both cross country and track; finished ninth at state in the 1600 as a senior; as a junior qualified for state in cross country and finished eighth in the 1600.
Personal: Tyler James Wynn was born Jan. 5, 1993, in Goshen, Indiana; is the son of Mike and Lee Wynn; has one sister, Jessica; plans to major in Biology.