Track and Field Competes at the Chicagoland Championships
The Crimson Wave women’s track team competed in the Chicagoland Championship on Friday February 13th.
Rachel Stubblefield finished 9th in the 60m with a time of 8.41. Stephanie Hurwitz finished 34th in the 200m with a time of 28.30. Olivia Askew finished 15th in the 400m with a time of 1:01.81. Lastly, Brooke Jackson finished 26th in the long jump as she went for 4.28m.
“The women’s team continues to progress. We had three season best times and several other strong performances. This was the most competitive meet of the indoor season and the ladies hung in there with tough competition which showed off all their hard work. Big things to come in the outdoor season,” said Coach Luehrs.
The men will return to action on Friday when they compete in the GVSU Tune-Up in Allendale, Michigan.
Ladies Compete at Illiana Invite
The Crimson Wave women’s track team competed in the Illiana Invitational at Lewis University over the weekend. Overall, the women would finish in 10th place.
Olivia Askew had a strong performance as she finished 5th in the 400m with a time of 1:05. Stephanie Hurwitz finished 10th a time of 1:06. Hurwitz would also finish 9th in the 200m.
“I am proud of how our Women’s team performed. It was a good starting point for us this early in the season. I am looking forward to faster times over the next few weeks and a bright indoor season,” said Coach Luehrs.
CCSJ will return to action on January 24th when they compete in the Greyhound Classic.
Ladies Compete at CCAC Championships
The Crimson Wave women’s track team competed in the CCAC Championship in Bourbonnais, Illinois over the weekend.
Carrie Boelt finished 3rd in the high jump at 1.50m and 3rd in the long jump at 4.89m. Crystal Daniels placed 4th in the 400m dash as she ran 59.32 and 5th in the 200m dash with a time of 27.98. Stephanie Daniels placed 8th in the 400m dash with at time of 1:06.09. Kimmie Bigbie ran the 100m dash in 14.00 which was good enough for a 9th place finish. She also placed 14th in the 200m dash with a time of 29.74.
“This weekend was a great step forward for the women’s program as we scored the most points of any team in CCSJ history. Freshman Carrie Boelt had a wonderful meet finishing 3rd in the high jump 4th in the long jump and ran a leg of the 4x100 relay that finished runner up. Senior Crystal Daniels also had a great meet finishing 4th in the 400 and 5th in the 200. We are only losing one senior and the future is very bright for our young program,” said Coach Paterson.