Calvin Men's Track and Field Lands Eight on USTFCCCA Great Lakes All-Region Team

Calvin Men's Track and Field Lands Eight on USTFCCCA Great Lakes All-Region Team

Eight members of the Calvin men's track and field team have received Great Lakes All-Region honors as named by the United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association.

Those eight individuals are seniors Andrew Philipose, Ethan Valentine and Noah Buteyn, juniors James Jeninga and Luke Peterson, sophomores Tyler Johnson and Caleb Ferguson and freshman Jonathan Ellis.

In order to receive all-region accolades, individuals needed to be ranked in the top five of their respective event on the NCAA III performance list.

Philipose is from Mount Prospect, Illinois. He is a graduate of John Hersey High School. He was ranked second in the Great Lakes Region in the 10,000 meters (30:51.07).

Valentine is from Mason, Ohio. He is a graduate of William Mason High School. Valentine was ranked third in the Great Lakes Region in the 400 meters (48.25). He was also part of a 4x400 meter relay team that was ranked third in the Great Lakes Region with a time of 3:17.00.

Buteyn is from Grand Rapids and a graduate of Grand Rapids Christian High School. Buteyn was a part of Calvin's 4x400 meter relay team that was ranked third in the Great Lakes Region.

Jeninga is from Brookfield, Wisconsin. He is a graduate of Milwaukee Lutheran High School. Jeninga was also a member of Calvin's 4x400 meter relay team that was ranked third in the region.

Peterson is from Holland and a graduate of Holland Christian High School. Peterson was another member of Calvin's 4x400 meter relay ranked third in the Great Lakes Region this spring.

Johnson is from Springfield, Illinois. He is a graduate of Pleasant Plains High School. Johnson was ranked fourth in the Great Lakes Region this spring in 5,000 meters (14:46.26).

Ferguson is from Naperville, Illinois. He is a graduate of Neuqua Valley High School. Ferguson was ranked second in the Great Lakes Region in the 3,000 meter steeplechase (9:08.13).

Ellis is from Baltimore, Maryland. He is a graduate of Towson High School. He was ranked third in the Great Lakes Region in the 10,000 meter run (31:21.67).