Announcements- Week of April 7

Weekend Recap:

We had an excellent showing at our first outdoor invitational at Buffalo Grove. Despite injuries and line-up changes, the girls did an excellent job adjusting and thus finished 3rd overall at the invitational.

Congratulations to our team scorers.

4 X 100 Relay of Autumn Rosales, Zharia Brandon, MiKenna Robinson, and Ella Orengo took 1st place by .02!

Ella Orengo in the 200M Dash took 1st place and also 2nd place in the 400m Dash

Keira Apeland in the 400m Dash took 6th place

Annie Amundsen took 5th place in the 800m Run

MiKenna Robinson took 4th place in the 1600m Run

Michaela Hassler took 8th place in the 1600m Run

Emily Stine took 3rd place in the 3200m Run

Katie Kingsbury took 7th place in the 3200m Run

Zharia Brandon took 3rd place in the 100m Hurdles

Tolu Akinbo took 2nd place in the High Jump

Elise Storoe took 4th place in the Triple Jump

Jasmine Kaur took 5th place in the Shot Put and 2nd place in the Discus

Congratulations to Sithara Gajapala as she added a few inches more to her school record in the pole vault by vaulting to a height of 10’9! She told me not to put the height on that record yet; there is more to come! We are excited to be on your journey with you, Sithara! She also finished in 2nd place at the meet!

Riley Ammenhauser at the Arcadia Invitational

We are so excited for Riley as she finished in 10th place overall  in the Long Jump and had another impressive showing in the Triple Jump jumping 40’3.5 for a third place overall!

Week at a Glance:

Monday, April 8: Practice for all: 2:45-5:00

Tuesday, April 9th: Meet at home against Naperville North

Wednesday, April 10th: Practice for all except throwers will be at 5:30am. Throwers will meet from 3:00-5:00pm

Thursday, April 11th: Practice for all: 2:45-5:00pm

Friday, April 12th: Wheaton North Invitational

Home Meet on Tuesday:

Although, this is a testing day and the students will be on a different time schedule, we are still hosting Naperville North at home.  All athletes need to report to the track at 3:00pm.  We are going to try to start this meet as close to 4:00pm as possible.  Please see the attached lineup and let me know if you have any questions.

We need help still! We need 3 more timers and another person to help at the long and triple jump pit. Please let me know if you could help in any of these ways.

Neuqua Valley Invite on April 18:

Please keep this date on your radar as we will need everyone’s help to make this meet run smoothly. Please email me if you can help out at our invite this year.

Senior Night:

We are planning our senior night for our last home meet on Tuesday, April 23rd. We would like to honor our seniors at 3:30pm before our meet begins. Any freshmen, sophomores, or juniors who would like to speak about the seniors, please send me an email. Some ideas to include in your introduction of our seniors include:

What part of track did your senior participate in?

Favorite track memory

Shout out to friends on track or coaches

Thank you to parents

After high school plans

Words of advice to the underclass team