In the last meet before the conference championships, the Valparaiso University track & field teams returned to Grand Valley State University on Friday. Ben Sekuloski (Lowell, Ind./Lowell) and Jack Mader (Granger, Ind./Penn) were among the standout performers for the men, each setting season bests and earning first-place finishes. Sydney Bronner (Frankenmuth, Mich./Frankenmuth) and Sierra Fischer (Brookfield, Wis./Brookfield (Carroll) led the women’s team by each notching second-place showings.
The Valparaiso University track & field teams headed to Purdue University in West Lafayette for the Fred Wilt Open on Saturday. Junior Jeremy Seiler (Angola, Ind./Fremont) took first in the pole vault, while senior Sydney Bronner (Frankenmuth, Mich./Frankenmuth) began her track & field career by earning a place in the record books.
Representatives from the Valparaiso University track & field teams headed to Notre Dame on Friday for the Meyo Invitational. The squads were led by junior pole vaulter Jeremy Seiler (Angola, Ind./Fremont) and the men’s distance medley team, each of whom recorded one of the best marks in program history in their events.
The Valparaiso University track & field teams returned to meet action for the first time since late November on Friday night, turning in impressive performances at Grand Valley State in Allendale, Mich. Valpo was led by Katherine Germann (Cincinnati, Ohio/ Finneytown) for the women and Ben Sekuloski (Lowell, Ind./Lowell) for the men. The two juniors each earned a pair of first-place finishes, and the men’s team took fourth in the team standings.
The Valparaiso University track and field team will not compete in Saturday’s meet at Indiana State as scheduled due to unsafe travel conditions.
The Valparaiso University men’s track and field team saw a pair of athletes shatter records that had stood for 40+ years on Feb. 3 at the Meyo Invitational hosted by Notre Dame.
The Valparaiso University track & field teams got their season running on Friday with the Blue & Gold Invitational, an indoor meet hosted by the University of Notre Dame. Junior Sierra Fischer (Brookfield, Wis./Brookfield) had a pair of Top 4 finishes for the women in her Valpo debut, while junior Ben Sekuloski (Lowell, Ind./Lowell) led the men’s team in two events.
Leading into the 2018-19 Valparaiso University track and field season, the team knows exactly what it needs to do to accomplish its goals this year: Whatever It Takes.
The Valparaiso University track and field program has announced its schedule for the 2018-19 season.