Flying Dutch Runner Fourth In 5,000 Meters At GVSU Indoor Meet
The Hope College women's track & field team recorded four top eight performances at the Grand Valley State University Tune-up meet on Friday in Allendale.
Sophomore Michelle Kerr of Dearborn (Divine Child HS) placed fourth in the 5,000 meters during the non-scoring, indoor competition. She posted a time of 18 minutes, 36.42 seconds.
Hope's 4 x 400 relay came in fourth. Sophomore Jane Pearson of Lake City (Northern Michigan Christian HS), sophomore Aurelie McCarus of Lansing (Catholic Central HS), junior Emily Smith of Pueblo, Colo. (Jackson Hole HS), and senior Caitlin Schwark of Wheaton, Ill. (Wheaton-Warrenville South HS) posted a time of 4:09.25.
Senior Catherine White of Barre, Vt. (Spaulding HS) tied for fifth in the long jump She went 15 feet, 5 ½ inches.
Schwark was eighth in the triple jump at 31-5 ¾.
Junior Jordyn Severt of Traverse City (West HS) placed eighth in the high jump by clearing 4-11.