Track Athlete of the Week
Alexis Lape, Miami, Jr., Lancaster, Ohio/ Lancaster
Lape competed in the 100 meter hurdles (14.81) she finished 6th, 400 meter hurdles(61.30) which was a personal best finishing 2nd, and 4X400 meter relay (57.6 split) finishing 4th.
Field Athlete of the Week
Janice Keppler, Eastern Michigan, Jr., Medina, N.Y/Medina
Keppler, the defending pole vault champion opened the outdoor season with a seventh place performance at the Stanford Invitational, clearing 12-01.50.
Cassie Schenck, Akron, Fr., Mantua, Ohio/Crestwood
Won the 3,000 steeplechase at the Florida Relays with a time of 11:10.60, which ranks as the fifth-best effort in UA history.
Carly Bates, Bowling Green, So.,Palatine, Ill./Palatine H.S.
Carly Bates captured the 1500-meter race at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational in Cincinnati, Ohio with a time of 4:41.74, a mere 17 seconds behind the all-time fastest time in the bGSU record books. She helped the Falcons finish third in the 19-team field.
Raeanne Lohner, Central Michigan, Fr., East Grand Rapids, Mich./East Grand Rapids
Lohner took first in the 1500 meter with a time of 4:44.66.
Melissa Green, Eastern Michigan, Jr., Brecksville, Ohio/Brecksville Broadview Heights
Green shattered her school record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase on her way to qualifying for the NCAA Mideast Regional meet. Her time of 10:48.14 breaks her previous record by 12 seconds.
Breezie Gibson, Toledo, Jr., Columbus, Ohio/Grovesport Madison
Gibson ran the 100-meter dash in 12.23, qualifying her for the NCAAs, and placing third in the event at the Duke Invitational. She also finished ninth in the 200-meter dash with a time of 25.26.
Victoria Chatman, Western Michigan, Fr., Taylor, Mich./Taylor Kennedy
Chatman's 400-meter dash time of 53.74 seconds beat the NCAA Regional qualifying time. It was also a Kanley Track record for the event.
Liz Honegger, Bowling Green, Sr., Lafayette, Ind./Jefferson
Senior Liz Honegger captured the discus crown at the 2008 Oliver Nikoloff Invitational with a toss of 144-03.
Allison Jakubowski, Central Michigan, Jr., Casco, Mich./Anchor Bay
Jakubowski's took first in the javlin with a throw of 131-10. This mark was a personal record.
Kristina Bolterstein, Miami, Sr., Middleburg Heights, Ohio/ Midpark
Finished second in the High Jump with a jump of 5-8 ¾. NCAA Regional Provisional Mark.
Michelle Sutherland, Toledo, Jr., Maumee, Ohio/Maumee
Sutherland came in fifth place in the high jump at the Duke Invitational this weekend. She had a leap of 1.70m (5-07.00).