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2008 WHS Girls Track Team

WHS Track Girls Take Another First Place Team Victory at Tiger/Cadet Invite

Girls Earn 2nd Team Victory in a Row!

Tiger/Cadet Invite Results (West Point)--(April 4th, 2008)

Team Results:  1st Place  (119 pts – 2nd Team Victory in A Row)

Individual Results:

100m Dash:  4th – Emily Brodahl (13.8)

200m Dash:  3rd – Emily Brodahl (28.9) – Personal Best, 4th– Katie Sloup (29.00)

400m Dash:  3rd – Morgan Hancock (64.6), 6th – Erin Walker (66.2)

100m Hurdles:  3rd – Amber Henkel (17.30), 4th – Haley Sloup (17.3), and 6th – Morgan Hancock (18.13)

300m Hurdles:  2nd – Haley Sloup (53.3), 5th – Amber Henkel (54.4)

800m Run:  1st – Mattie Murren (2:28)- Personal Best

1600m Run:  1st – Erin Curran (5:36), 3rd - Erin Walker (6:00)

3200m Run: 1st – Erin Curran (11:49), 4th – Kylie Krecklow (13:39 – Personal Best)

Long Jump: NA

Shot Put:  4th – Kali Pfeiffer (33’8”), 5th – Amy O’Sullivan (32’1”)

Discus:  6th – Kali Pfeiffer (96’5”)

Triple Jump: 2nd – Mattie Murren (32’4”) – Personal Best

High Jump: 4th – Morgan Hancock (4’2”), 5th – Laura Calfee (4’0”)

400m Relay: 2nd –Amber Henkel, Katie Sloup, Tierney Gensler, and Emily Brodahl (55.1)

1600m Relay:  2nd – Erin Walker, Erin Curran, Haley Sloup, and Mattie Murren (4:25)

3200m Relay:  3rd – Jessica Barry, Mahala Egr, Erin Walker, and Kylie Krecklow (11:10)


Our girls really showed a lot of heart and competitive spirit at the Tiger/Cadet Invite in earning their second straight meet title. Even though we didn’t win as many events, our depth was the key to edging out Arlington, the defending NCC conference champions, 119-111 for the team title.  

Mattie Murren really stepped up her individual performances, setting personal bests in the triple jump and 800m run, which will be one of the best times in Class B for the season.

Erin Curran, slowed by illness, was still the dominant runner in the 1600m and 3200m and provided a gutsy leg of the 1600m relay. Erin continues to establish herself as one of the dominant runners in Class B and continues to push herself to improve each and every meet.  

Emily Brodahl and Katie Sloup provided us with a solid 1-2 punch in the sprints and 400m relay.  Kali Pfeiffer is starting to hit her stride in the throws, placing in both shot and discus. Kylie Krecklow pushed herself to the limit in the 3200m run, smashing her previous personal best of 15:12, with a scorching 13:39.  

Amber Henkel, Morgan Hancock, and Haley Sloup are developing into a hurdling trio, with all three scoring in the 100m hurdles. Haley also was a runner up in the 300m hurdles and was a crucial late addition to our 1600m relay and ran a 66 for her first attempt at the 400m, which is tremendous.  

Morgan Hancock led the freshmen charge in the 400m, along with Erin Walker. Both turned in tremendous performances even though they were slowed by illness and injury. Erin was ill but still managed to run well in the 1600m, 400m, and relays. Morgan is our “hammer” for the 1600m relay but due to a hip injury, I held her out of the relay and she was extremely mad about being held out.  She was willing to sacrifice herself and fight through the pain to try and help us win  the meet. That is how unselfish our team is and why we are having such a great start to our season. Using our veterans as their guide, our freshmen class has really set the competitive bar high for this year’s team, and refuse to back down from a challenge. I have never been more proud of a team than I was at this meet.

WHS Track Girls Take Another First Place Team Victory at Tiger/Cadet Invite

Judy Stukenholtzjstukenh@esu2.orgWESteacher

Apr 07, 2008

Congratulations on the great start to your season! It's great to see so many girls out for track this year. Good luck!!
Kevin, Dorothy and Ashleydpacula@yahoo.com

Apr 08, 2008

Great season for the girls track team!! Good luck to coach and the girls in the rest of the season!!