2009 Women's Track & Field Athletes of the Week

Week Ending Name, School Highlights
Mar. 22 Track- Marlea Rolander, Defiance Won 100m hurdles at Dick Small Invite in a time of 15.44. Best time by HCAC athlete in four years.
Field- Liz Ridgway, Rose Set a school record with a javelin throw of 115' 5", placing first at Rose-Hulman Early Bird Invite.
Mar. 29 Track- Heather Waterman, Franklin Won 1,500 (4:56.96) and 5,000 (19:06.04) meter runs at Hanover Invitational.
Field- Holly Stein, Defiance Won the javelin at Indiana Wesleyan Invite with a HCAC-best throw of 114-00.
Apr. 5 Track- Marlea Rolander, Defiance Won the 100 m hurdles at Manchester Invite in HCAC-best time of 15.63 seconds.
Field-Samantha Higdon, Defiance Earned the top spot in the hammer throw with a conference-best mark of 132' 11" at Manchester.
Apr. 12 Track- Kristi Brown, Franklin Placed third in 3,000 meter steeplechase at Indiana Little State with a conference-best time of 11:50.70.
Field- Amanda Tooley, Defiance Finished second in the hammer throw at All-Ohio Championships with a toss of 141' 11".
Apr. 19 Track- Marlea Rolander, Defiance Remained undefeated in the 100 meter hurdles against HCAC opponents with a time of 15.47 at the Spartan Classic.
Field- Liz Ridgway, Rose-Hulman Set a new school record in the javelin with a throw of 116' 1" at the Rose-Hulman Twilight Meet.