Calvin Track & Field Teams Compete at GVSU Tuneup Invitational
Friday, February 17, 2012
ALLENDALE – A group of Calvin track and field athletes compete at the Grand Valley State Tuneup Invitational.
Notable performances for the Calvin women included sophomore Stephanie Bennett placing ninth in the 200 meters (26.52), junior Kaylea Brase placing 11th in the 800 meters (2:20.88), senior Jodi Hoekstra placing third in the 3,000 meters (10:12.95), freshman Amy Sybesma placing sixth in the high jump (5-0 ¼), senior Laura Sybesma winning the triple jump (34-4), freshman Christina Greating placing seventh in the pole vault (9-10 ¾) and sophomore Hillary Banning placing sixth in the long jump (15-9 ¾) and third in the triple jump (33-3 ¼).
On the men’s side, sophomore Matt Christians was second in the high jump (6-5), sophomore Evert Geerlings was seventh in the pole vault (14-2), freshman Jacob Kuyvenhoven placed sixth in the 5,000 meters (15:37.76), freshman Erik Holstege was seventh in the 60 meter hurdles (9:04) and eighth in the long jump (19-8 3/4) while junior Aaron Meckes was fourth in the shot put (51-6 ½).
Calvin will now prepare to host the Michigan/Indiana Invitational next Saturday at the Huizenga Tennis and Track Center.