Tuesday, February 24, 2009

OTFA Results - Juv/Snr Champs

Athletics Ontario Youth (17 and under) and Senior (19+) Indoor Championships
York University
Feb 21-22,09

Track North's Caroline Ehrhardt (Espanola) jumped her way to 2 GOLD medals at the AO Indoor Championships this past weekend. Caroline, who finished 3rd at last year's Olympic Trials in the Triple Jump won both the Triple Jump (11.70m) and Long Jump (5.54m) in the Youth Girls Division. These performances would also have won both Senior Events!

Several other Track North athletes ran to personal or seasonal bests at this competition.

They include:
Youth Boys
Joe Burke - 6th, 400m - 54.04; 7th, 800m - 2:04.64
Jeremy Cooper - 9th, 1500m - 4:17.92 - PB!; 9th, 3000m - 9:17.39 - PB!

Senior Men
Chantry Cargill (still Junior age) - 7th, 1500m - 4:11.55 - PB!; 6th, 3000m - 9:14.83 PB!

Monday, February 23, 2009

NCAA Big East Champs

Track North Results
NCAA Division I Big East Indoor Track and Field Championships
New York, New York
Feb 21-22,09

Track North's Kaitlyn Tallman (Mindemoya, ON), a junior at Villanova University, ran to 2 huge personal bests this past weekend at the Big East Indoor Track and Field Championships held at the Armory in New York City.

On Saturday, Kaitlyn placed 9th in the 5000m running a massive PB of 16:51.62.

Kaitlyn followed that up on Sunday placing 12th in the 3000m with a time of 9:46.89.

Congratulations Kaitlyn!

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Hal Brown Results

Hal Brown Memorial Track Meet
University of Toronto Indoor Track, 2/20/09

Track North runners won three medals at the Hal Brown Memorial track meet this weekend. The Laurentian women's indoor track team won no medals, but did qualify another athlete for the OUA Championships. Gracie Tetzlaff's 4:58.27 in the 1500m makes her the fourth Lady Vee to qualify for the OUA's, to be held next weekend at York University.

"After a week of easy workouts, we should be ready for the OUA's." said head coach, Dick Moss. It's always an exciting, high-energy meet, and our runners are looking forward to it."
Laurentian results were as follows:

8th, Becky Van Zeyl 8.64 PB (8.92 heat)

7th, Becky Van Zeyl, 48.67

4th, Madeleine Woods, 1:36.42

7th, Emma Tallman, 3:05.68
12th, Meghan Juuti 3: 13.96
13th, Maggie Robins, 3:18.82

12th, Gracie Tetzlaff, 4:58.27
17th, Stephanie Flieler, 5:10.19

Track North Results

2nd, Eric Roque (Snax), 7.22
4th, Jeff Deault, 7.26

3rd, Jeff Deault, 36.80
11th, Eric Roque, 38.68

2nd, Andre Pelland, 1:25.12

Sunday, February 08, 2009

York Open,New Balance,Ottawa Winter National

Lots of results for both Laurentian and Track North this weekend:



The Laurentian women's track team returned from the York Open this weekend with a second place finish by Madeleine Woods who finished the 600m race in a time of 1:36.71.

Laurentian's meet, however, was highlighted by rookie Emma Tallman's five-second personal best and fourth place finish in the 1500m. Tallman was squeezed out of the medals by only 6/10's of a second in a dramatic home-stretch finishing kick.

Other Laurentian results included:

Laurentian Results

23rd, Jesssica Nanne, 8.78
25th, Becky Van Zeyl, 8,83

18th, Jessica Nanne, 46.51
20th, Becky Van Zeyl, 47.49

2nd, Madeleine Woods, 1:36.71

17th, Meghan Juuti, 3:14.32

4th, mma Tallman, 4:47.76 (PB!)
9th, Gracie Tetzlaff, 4:59.38
14th, Stephanie Flieler, 5:10.98
21st, Mathilde Demory, 5:25.52
22nd, Hilary Kilbreath, 5:30.85

Track North Results

13th, Jeff Deault, 7.28
18th, Andre Pelland, 7.38

9th, Andre Pelland, 36.42
14th, Jeff Deault, 36.86


Kaitlyn Tallman (Villanova & Manitoulin Island) - 4:53.77 (PB!)
(Big East and ECAC qualifying time).
For some perspective, that's about a 4:23/1500m time!



Girls 60 Meter Youth
5 Thomson, Grace 92 Track North 8.50

Girls 300 Meter Youth
6 Thomson, Grace 92 Track North 45.54

Girls 60 Meter Hurdles Youth
2 Thomson, Grace 92 Track North 9.49

Boys 1000 Meter Youth
2 Diebel, Sebastian 93 Track North 2:49.17

Boys 1500 Meter Youth
1 Cooper, Jeremy 93 Track North 4:22.40
6 Diebel, Sebastian 93 Track North 4:36.18

Boys 3000 Meter Youth
4 Cooper, Jeremy 93 Track North 9:22.19

Men 1500 Meter University/Open
5 Cargill, Chantry 90 Track North 4:25.42

Men 3000 Meter University/Open
2 Cargill, Chantry 90 Track North 9:25.33

Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Provincial Indoor Legion Meet

Track North athletes performed very well at the recent Royal Ontario Legion Indoor Track and Field meet held at York University on Sat. January 31st. Ross Proudfoot walked away with a silver medal in the Boys 17 and under 800m event.

Results for TN athletes include:

Girls 17 and under - 800m
7th - Pettigrew, Kyla 2:30.71

Girls 17 and under - 1500m
6th - Pettigrew, Kyla 5:20.60

Boys 400 Meter 17 & under
5th - Burke, Joseph 54.46

Boys 800 Meter 17 & under
2nd - Proudfoot, Ross 2:06.43
11th - Diebel, Sebastian 2:15.58
12th - Burke, Joseph 2:16.12

Boys 1500 Meter 17 & under
4th Proudfoot, Ross 4:20.48
8th Cooper, Jeremy 4:24.86
17th Diebel, Sebastian 4:48.42

Boys 3000 Meter 17 & under
8th Cooper, Jeremy 9:28.89

Sunday, February 01, 2009

Kaitlyn's Penn State Race - Video

To see footage of Kaitlyn's race, go to the following link (thanks to Meghan Juuti, master-creeper).

Kaitlyn is in the blue (Villanova), in fourth place after the 1st lap, and leading the chase pack until she gets tripped).