2016 Women's Outdoor Track & Field Athletes Of The Week

Distance/Middle Distance
Field Events
May 2nd


Emily Grabauskas, Denison
(Annandale, VA/Falls Church) 

Denison sophomore Emily Grabauskas had a strong showing at DU’s own Big Red Invitational last Friday night. She raced to the line first in the 800-meter run with a personal-best time of 2:20.25, while also running a leg on the second-place 4x400-meter relay that finished second in 4:20.42.

Phoebe Osterhout, Denison
(East Greenwich, RI/East Greenwich) 

Denison sophomore Phoebe Osterhout broke the tape in the 400-meter run at last Friday’s Big Red Invitational with a time of 1:03.18. She also ran a leg on the second-place 4x400-meter relay team that crossed the line in 4:20.42.

Aedin Brennan, Denison
(Fairport, NY/Allendale Columbia) 

Denison senior Aedin Brennan became the first female in league history to win the heptathlon four years in a row with a record-setting score of 5,008.

April 25th


Claudia Monnett, DePauw
(Cloverdale, IN/ Cloverdale)

DePauw junior Claudia Monnett won the 3,000-meter run at the Rose-Hulman Twilight Meet in a school-record time of 10:12.17. Monnett’s effort helped lead the Tigers to a fourth-place overall finish.

Hilary Coady, Wooster
(Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia/Choate Rosemary Hall (CT))

Wooster senior Hilary Coady finished eighth in the 400-meter hurdles at the Jesse Owens Classic, hosted by The Ohio State University, after crossing the line in 1:01.79. That time is currently ranked third in all of Div. III.  

Ana Richardson, Oberlin
(Eugene, OR/South Eugene) 

Oberlin sophomore Ana Richardson led the Yeowomen to a first-place finish at the Kenyon Spring Invite as she won the hammer toss (45.09m) and finished second in both the shot put (11.91m) and the discus (38.63).

April 18th


Abbey Warth, Ohio Wesleyan
(Massillon, OH/Tuslaw)

Ohio Wesleyan senior Abbey Warth turned in a pair of wins to lead the Bishops’ to a first-place finish at the All-Ohio Championships. Warth crossed the line first in the 800-meters in 2:15.35 and won the 1,500-meters in 4:37.35. 

Brea Medlock, Wittenberg
(Galena, OH/Big Walnut)

Wittenberg senior Brea Medlock broke the school record in the 400-meter dash (56.21), and also was a part of the All-Ohio meet record in the 4x400-meter relay team (3:56.34). 

Monique Newton, Oberlin
(Sacramento, CA/Rancho)

Oberlin sophomore Monique Newton led the Yeowomen to a second-place finish at All-Ohio Championships as she won both the discus (44.90m) and the shot put with a winning toss of 13.79 meters, while also placing third in the hammer throw with a toss of 48.75 meters.

April 11th


Samantha White , Kenyon
(Maple Plain, MN/Orono)

Kenyon senior Samantha White notched the Ladies’ lone event win at the Marv Frye Invitational as she clocked in at 2:20.29 in the 800-meters. Her time is currently the best in the NCAC and was a lifetime best by 9.63 seconds.

Jonah Edwards, Kenyon
(Charlotte, NC/Providence Day)

Kenyon sophomore Jonah Edwards turned in a  pair top-three finishes for the Ladies at the Marv Frye Invitational, finishing second in the 100-meters (12.45) and third in the 200-meters (25.83). 

Alyssa Acevedo, Ohio Wesleyan
(Medina, OH/Medina)

Ohio Wesleyan freshman Alyssa Acevedo finished first at the All-Ohio combined events meet despite difficult conditions with a winning total of 3,922 points to earn All-Ohio honors. 

April 4th


Sarah Fowler, Ohio Wesleyan
(Mount Vernon, OH/Fredericktown)

Ohio Wesleyan junior Sarah Fowler won the 3000-meter steeplechase at the non-scored High Point Vertklasse Meeting, crossing the line in 10:54.86. That time currently ranks second in all of Div. III.

Sara Johnson, Ohio Wesleyan
(Dublin, OH/Coffman)

Ohio Wesleyan senior Sara Johnson turned in a top-10 effort for the Bishops at the non-scored High Point Vertklasse Meeting finishing, eighth in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 14.49. Johnson also ran a leg on the ninth-place 400-meter relay squad with a time of 48.87. 

Hannah Hall, Denison
(New Richmond, OH/New Richmond)

Denison sophomore Hannah Hall ranks second in the high jump nationally after successfully clearing a school-record height of 1.70m at the non-scored High Point Vertklasse Meeting.  

March 28th


Sarel Loewus, Oberlin
(Pullman, WA/Pullman)

Oberlin senior Sarel Loewus led a pack of four Yeowomen that finished in the top 20 in the 5,000-meters at the Winthrop Invite with a time of 18:01.04. Loewus’s performance was good enough for third overall.

Ajai Brooks, Denison
(Washington, DC/Washington Latin Public Charter School)

Denison freshman Ajai Brooks was a double-winner to help lead the Big Red to a second-place finish at the Carnegie Mellon Mini-Invite. Brooks won the 100-and 200-meter dashes in 12.61 and 25.26 respectively. 

Monique Newton, Oberlin
(Sacramento, CA/Rancho Cordova)  

Oberlin sophomore Monique Newton posted three conference-leading marks in throwing events at the non-scoring Winthrop Univ. invite over the weekend. Newton’s mark in the discus (44.98m) is currently best in the country; shot put (12.97m) ranks fourth and hammer throw (46.49) is 14th nationally.  

March 21st


Samantha White, Kenyon
(Maple Plain, MN/Orono) 

Kenyon senior Samantha White turned in a top-20 finish at the unscored UNC Charlotte 49ers Classic when she finished 17th in the 1,500-meter completing the event in 4:51.01. The mark was a 16-second PR for White and currently sits as the 21st fastest time in the nation. 

Jonah Edwards, Kenyon
(Charlotte, NC/Providence Day)

Kenyon sophomore Jonah Edwards posted a pair of PRs at the unscored UNC Charlotte 49ers Classic last weekend in both the 200 and 400-meter dashes. In the 200-meters, Edwards finished 41st with a time of 25.92 and broke the tape in the 400-meters in 59.71 for 34th place. 

Becah Delp, Wittenberg
(York, PA/Eastern York) 

Wittenberg senior Becah Delp led the Tigers with a seventh-place finish in the high jump with a mark of 1.55 meters at the Emory Invitational. Additionally, Delp placed 12th in the triple jump with a mark of 11.24 meters that broke the school record and ranks fourth nationally.