June 13, 2010

Michigan athlete nets Boilermaker offer

The recruiting process started slow for Madison Heights (Mich.) Madison athlete Valdez Showers, but in the past two months the 6-0, 180-pound prospect has exploded with ten new offers to bring his total to 16. One of his most recent offers came from the Purdue Boilermakers.

Showers missed out on a trip to the state finals in track when his thigh cramped up at the regional meet. Showers personal bests of 10.6 in the 100 meters and 22.0 in the 200 meters this spring made him a likely state finalist in those events prior to the injury.

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