Women's track

  • 11 NCAA Div. III individual championships
  • 1982 NCAA Div. III team title
  • Six top-25 team finishes since 2002
  • One 2014 indoor All-America honor

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Letterwinners

 

2014 returning letterwinners

Taylor Beckman

Jr.
Sprints
Panorama HS
Panora, Iowa

Career bests
60 meters - 8.59
100 meters - 13.68
200 meters - 27.23
400 meters - 1:00.29
Long jump - 16-8
Triple jump - 29-10.75

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters
All-Iowa Conference (2nd, 4x400 relay, 2013; 2nd, 4x400 relay, 2013)
Most Valuable Freshman (2012)

Iowa Conference results
2012 outdoor: 4th, 4x400 relay; 5th 4x100 relay
2013 indoor: 2nd, 4x400 relay
2013 outdoor: 2nd, 4x400 relay

 

Molly Bramble

So.
Mid-distance
Waukee HS
Waukee, Iowa

Career bests
800 meters - 2:22.70
1,000 meters - 3:16.59
1,500 meters - 4:59.39
Mile - 5:36.55


Awards/honors
One varsity letter
All-Iowa Conference (3rd, 4x800 relay, 2013; 3rd, 4x800 relay, 2013)

 

Alyssa Eaves

Jr.
Distance
Johnston HS
Johnston, Iowa

Career bests
800 meters - 2:33.44
1,000 meters - 3:19.05
1,500 meters - 4:55.99
Mile - 5:29.12
3,000 meters - 11:19.47
3,000 steeplechase - 11:44.79
5,000 meters - 18:53.88

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters
All-Iowa Conference (3rd, 3,000 steeplechase, 2013)
Most Improved Performer (2013)

Iowa Conference results
2012 indoor: 6th, distance medley relay
2013 indoor:
8th, 3,000 meters; 7th, 5,000 meters
2013 outdoor:
3rd, 3,000 steeplechase

 

Maddy Frehe

Sr.
Pole Vault
De Soto HS
De Soto, Iowa

Career bests
Pole vault - 9-0.25

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters

 

Kaitlyn Gillett

Jr.
Hurdles
Cedar Falls HS
Cedar Falls, Iowa

Career bests
55 hurdles - 9.39
60 hurdles - 9.54
100 hurdles - 16.06
200 meters - 27.86
800 meters - 2:37.32
Long jump - 15-9.5
High jump - 4-11
Shot put - 27-1.25
Javelin throw - 80-8
Pentathlon - 2,774
Heptathlon - 3,706

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

 

Hilary Hotz

Jr.
Sprints, jumps
St. Edmond HS
Fort Dodge, Iowa

Career bests
60 hurdles - 10.07
100 meters - 19.19
100 hurdles - 19.19
200 meters - 27.27
800 meters - 2:46.10
Long jump - 16-1.5
High jump - 5-5
Shot put - 28-0.5
Javelin throw - 62-11
Pentathlon - 2,893
Heptathlon - 3,727

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters

Iowa Conference results
2011 indoor:
5th, high jump
2011 outdoor:
8th, high jump; 7th, heptathlon
2013 indoor: 7th, high jump; 9th, pentathlon
2013 outdoor: 8th, heptathlon

 

Camie Kibbee

Jr.
Sprints
Mason City HS
Mason City, Iowa

Career bests
200 meters - 27.74
400 meters - 59.05

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters
All-Iowa Conference (2nd, 4x200 relay, 2013; 2nd, 4x400 relay, 2013; 2nd, 4x400 relay, 2013; 3rd, 400 meters, 2013)
Most Improved Performer (2012)

Iowa Conference results
2012 indoor:
6th, distance medley relay
2012 outdoor:
4th, 4x400 relay
2013 indoor: 2nd, 4x200 relay; 2nd, 4x400 relay; 7th, 400 meters
2013 outdoor: 2nd 4x400 relay; 3rd 400 meters

 

Allie McBroom

Jr.
Sprints
Southeast Polk HS
Runnells, Iowa

Career bests
100 meters - 13.35
200 meters - 26.67
400 meters - 1:00.02
600 meters - 1:49.94

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters

Iowa Conference results
2012 outdoor: 8th, 400 meters

 

April McCarthy

So.
Throws
Stoughton HS
Stoughton, Wis.

Career bests
Shot put - 35-5.75
Weight throw - 44-0.25
Discus throw - 121-1
Hammer throw - 122-2

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

 

Sarah Mueller

Jr.
Middle Distance
Urbandale HS
Urbandale, Iowa

Career bests
300 meters - 45.94
400 meters - 1:04.19
600 meters - 1:42.80
800 meters - 2:19.27
1,500 meters - 4:56.68

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters
All-Iowa Conference (3rd, 4x800 relay, 2013; 3rd, 4x800 relay, 2013)

Iowa Conference results
2012 indoor: 4th, 4x800 relay; 8th, 800 meters
2012 outdoor:
3rd, 4x800 relay
2013 outdoor:
3rd, 4x800 relay; 6th, 800 meters; 4th, distance medley
2013 outdoor:
3rd, 4x800 relay; 7th, 800 meters

Emma Jo Nelson

Sr.
Distance
Pekin HS
Pekin, Iowa

Career bests
1,500 meters - 5:05.61
Mile - 5:41.59
3,000 meters - 11:08.27
3,000 meter steeplechase - 12:26.58

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

Iowa Conference results
2012 outdoor: 7th, 3,000 meter steeplechase

 

Melanie Nielsen

So.
Sprints
Atlantic HS
Atlantic, Iowa

Career bests
100 meters - 13.53
200 meters - 27.04
400 meters - 1:00.76

Awards/honors
One varsity letter
All-Iowa Conference (2nd, 4x200 relay, 2013; 2nd, 4x400 relay, 2013)

 

Whitney Pavlat

Jr.
Throws
Pella HS
Pella, Iowa

Career bests
Javelin throw - 114-03

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters

Iowa Conference results
2012 outdoor:
5th, javelin throw
2013 outdoor:
7th javelin throw

 

Elin Phipps

So.
Mid-distance
Boone HS
Boone, Iowa

Career bests
800 meters - 2:15.52
1,000 meters - 3:02.75
1,500 meters - 4:45.57
Mile - 5:29.74

Awards/honors
One varsity letter
All-Iowa Conference (2nd, 800 meters, 2013; 3rd, 800 meters, 2013; 3rd, 4x800 relay, 2013; 3rd, 1,500 meters, 2013)
Iowa Conference outdoor track athlete of the week (April 1, 2013)
Most Valuable Freshman (2013)

 

Monica Ruiz

So.
Sprints
Hudson HS
Hudson, Iowa

Career bests
55 meters - 7.69
60 meters - 8.26
100 meters - 12.92
200 meters - 26.69


Awards/honors
One varsity letter

 

Abby Saladino

So.
Hurdles
North Scott HS
Long Grove, Iowa

Career bests
55 hurdles - 9.26
60 hurdles - 11.24
100 meters - 13.76
100 hurdles - 16.35
200 meters - 27.89


Awards/honors
One varsity letter

 

Shelbi Stimpson

So.
Jumps
Grundy County R-V HS
Galt, Mo.

Career bests
Triple jump - 32-7

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

 

McKenna Zimmerman

Jr.
Sprints, hurdles
Urbandale HS
Urbandale, Iowa

Career bests
55 hurdles - 9.07
60 hurdles - 9.30
100 meters - 13.11
100 hurdles - 15.78
200 meters - 27.43
Triple jump - 31-3.75

Awards/honors
One varsity letter
All-Iowa Conference (2nd, 4x200 relay, 2013)

 

Meredith Zimmerman

Jr.
Sprints, hurdles
Urbandale HS
Urbandale, Iowa

Career bests
55 hurdles - 9.05
100 meters - 14.19
100 hurdles - 15.69
200 meters - 28.31
400 meters - 1:00.02

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

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