2016 Nelson Daniels Classic: Small Schools

Friday, March 18, 2016 at UW-Whitewater. Results


The old 4x2 record was set by Grafton in 2013 [1:51.47]. The Waukesha Catholic Memorial quartet [above L-R] consisting of Abbey Finnegan, Tatum Straw, Erin Sullivan, and anchor Kathleen Hirsch established a new record by posting a time of 1:50.72.

Catholic Memorial's coach Chris Andacht is pictured on the left. Andacht has been coaching track and field for 45 years. Andacht coached at St Josephs for two years while he was still in college and then taught and coached at St Josephs for 8 years. Andacht then went to Catholic Memorial where he has been the coach for the last 35 years. He teaches AP Economics at Catholic Memorial.

Left: WCM anchor Kathleen Hirsch takes the baton from leg 3 runner Erin Sullivan.

Below: 4x2 runners in heats 1-3.

Wisconsin Track Online Feature For 2016

2016 UW-Whitewater Nelson Daniels Classic Small Schools Track Events

Left: 55m HH winner Mikaela Grant. Grant from Jefferson is the returning D2 300m LH Champion and record holder in that event.

Above : L-R: Hillary Noakes [Rockford Christian, IL], Tori Miller [East Troy], and Ashley Himmelmann [Turner].

Below L-R: Shelby Orcutt [Stoughton], Emily Becker [Jefferson], Brooke Walling [Mauston], and Kiley Eck [Lake Mills].

Left: Ninth grader Jordyn Hutzler.

Right: Maddie Posick in the 55m dash prelims.

Far right: Bri Eilenfeldt in the 55m dash prelims.

Below 55m dash finals L-R: Abby Gerrits [Pewaukee, 2nd], winner Dakota Hutzler [7.57, Rio], Nikkia Johnson [Edgerton, 4th], and Lovia Clark [Turner, 3rd].

Dakota Hutzler was named Female Athlete of the Meet. She also won the TJ and placed 3rd in the LJ event .

Left: 1600m winner Natalie Arnold [#7, Brookfield Academy, 5:38.39] and Delavan-Darien Comet Erin Sorg who was 2nd in the 1600m run.

Above 1600om runners L-R: Edith Flores [Delavan Darien], Nygia Pollard [Heritage Christian , IL], Erin Sorg [Delavan Darien], Mikayla Lenz [Sauk Prairie], and Edgewood's Maddie McClimon.

Left: 400m winner Brooke Wellhausen [ red jersey, 1:02.05].

Above 400m runners L-R: Rachel Bottum [East Troy, 2nd], Brittany Broome [3rd, McFarland], Parker Fetherston [4th, Jefferson], and Brooke Herttzfeldt [6th, Sauk Prairie].

Above East Troys winning 4x8 relay team L-R: Distance coach Laurie Crandall, Amanda Bustillos, Morgan Bartlett, Maddie Rosin, and anchor Rachel Bottum. Bottum who is a ninth grader had a split of 2:28.26 to help her 4x8 team gain the win.

Right: Bottum takes the baton from leg 3 runner Maddie Rosin. Below: 4x8 runners.