Calvin Women's Track & Field Finish Sixth in Dr. William Taraschke Team Challenge

Calvin Women's Track & Field Finish Sixth in Dr. William Taraschke Team Challenge

BEREA, OH. – The Calvin women's track & field team took sixth place at the Dr. William Taraschke Team Challenge on Saturday at the Lou Higgins Recreation Center. 

The Knights had some key performances on the day.  

Junior Allison Rozell (Grand Rapids, Mich. / Forest Hills Northern) finished in third-place in the long jump with a jump of 4.82m. 

Winning the 5000 Meter Run was freshman Sadie Heeringa (Grand Rapids, Mich. / Grand Rapids Christian) with a time of 18:45.59. Finishing in second place was junior Michelle Koetje (Grand Rapids, Mich. / Grand Rapids Christian) who recorded a time of 18:55.70. 

Senior Katie Diekema (Kenmore, Wash. / Inglemoor) claimed a second-place finish in the mile run crossing the finish line with a time of 5:00.41. Her time currently ranks sixth on the NCAA Division III performance list. 

The Knights return to action on Friday as they compete in the GR Sports Hall of Fame meet at Aquinas College.