Devynne Charlton

Devynne Charlton is No. 7 in the nation in 100-meter hurdles and set a national top time over the weekend.

The Boilers are ranked No. 23 in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association national team computer rankings.

They are joined in the top 25 by fellow Big Ten member Nebraska, who is ranked at No. 22.

Purdue won five events at the Battle on the Bayou meet hosted at LSU.

The Boilers had a big weekend with redshirt junior Devynne Charlton breaking her school record with a 12.97 seconds time in the 100-meter hurdles. This time is seventh in the nation and No. 1 in the Big Ten.

Charlton also ran a leg of the 4x100 meter relay that finished second with a time of 44.55 seconds. The team of Charlton, Carmiesha Cox, Savannah Roberson and Symone Black posted the third fastest time in school history and No. 2 time in the Big Ten this season. Charlton also finished runner-up in the 100 dash with a wind-legal (+2.0) time of 11.47 seconds.

The Boilers' next meet will be the Bryan Clay Invite on Thursday in Azusa, California.

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