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.
Track and Field Competes at Gina Relay's
The Crimson Wave women’s track team competed in the Gina Relay’s over the weekend. There was some great competition at the event that included schools such as Notre Dame University, IPFW, Central Michigan, and Ferris State.
Carrie Boelt placed 21st overall in the high jump at 1.53m and 34th in the long jump at 4.71m. Andrea Zemora finished 38th in the shotput with a distance of 8.62m. Kimmie Bigbie finished 38th overall in the 100m dash with a time of 13.79. Crystal Daniels finished 14th overall in the 400m dash with time of 1:01.47.
The Crimson Wave will return to action on Friday and Saturday as they compete in the CCAC Championship in Bourbonnais, Illinois.
Daniels Claims First CCAC POW Honor
Crimson Wave track and field runner Crystal Daniels earned her first CCAC Track Athlete of the Week honors this week.
Daniels, a junior, was recognized as the league's top track performer for her showing in the Concordia University (Ill.) Cougar Invite last Thursday, where she placed first out of 14 competitors in the 400 meter dash. Daniels recorded a time of 58.86 seconds in the event.
“Crystal had a tremendous meet Thursday breaking winning the 400 meter dash and breaking the school record. I look forward to faster times and a shot to compete at the national championships for Crystal I couldn’t be more excited!” Said Coach Kevin Paterson