Friday, February 19, 2010

Ottawa WinterNational

University of Ottawa Winternational
2/13/10 Louis Riel Dome, Ottawa

Track North and the Laurentian women's track team competed at the University of Ottawa WinterNational at the 400m indoor Louis Riel Dome this weekend.

Teams from McGill, Laval, U. of Toronto, U. of Ottawa, RMC, Laurentian and a number of track clubs competed, including members of Athletics Canada's men's national 4 x 100m relay team. Almost 500 athletes were involved.

Track North Results

Track North athletes returned with five medals, including 2 medals in the university/open category by high school runners! Ross Proudfoot won a silver medal in the 1500m with a personal best time of3:57.96. Grace Thomson, placed third in the 60m hurdles. Jeremy Cooper won silver in the Youth 1000m, followed by Zack Caverson with a bronze. Strong finishes were tallied by Joe Burke and Chantry Cargill. And alumni Joe Yawney, making a comeback, won a silver medal in the 1000m!

Laurentian Results
For the fourth meet in a row, second-year runner, Emma Tallman, returned with  a medal, placing third in the 1000m with a personal best time of 2:56.95.  Tallman retains her top-10 ranking in the OUA with that time.

Tallman was followed in the 1000m by teammate Maggie Robins, who mounted a strong kick to finish fourth in a time of 3:07.45. Stephanie Flieler also placed fourth, in the 3000m, running a time of 10:48.70.

Gracie Tetzlaff turned in a strong performance, running an indoor personal best of 4:55.61 to place 8th in the 1500m. The time meets the qualifying standard for the OUA Championships.

Track North Results

Youth (under 17)
2nd, Jeremy Cooper, 2:38.45 (check placing)
3rd, Zack Caverson, 2:54.65

1st, Jeremy Cooper,  4:12.20
Zack Caverson, (result not listed).

Open/University Men
2nd, Joe Yawney (alumni), 2:34.25
6th, Joe Burke, 2:38.45

2nd, Ross Proudfoot, 3:57.96 PB
4th, Chantry Cargill, 4:04.12
14th, Joe Burke, 4:26.04

Open/University Women
60m Hurdles
3rd, Grace Thomson, 9.52 (heats), 9.55 (final)

23rd, Grace Thomson, 46.48

Laurentian University Results
3rd, Emma Tallman, 2:56.95
4th, Maggie Robins, 3:07.45
Shauna Donaldson, 3:13.91 (redshirt)

4th, Stephanie Flieler, 10:48.70
8th, Hannah McCurdy-Adams, 11:46.18

8th, Gracie Tetzlaff, 4:55.61
16th, Stephanie Flieler, 5:11.68
23rd, Hannah McCurdy-Adams, 5:37.62

17th, Becky Van Zeyl,  8.57 (PB)

21st, Becky Van Zeyl, 45.92

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