Track team has record setting ISL performance

May 17, 2016

On May 13 and 14, Madeira’s track and field team competed in the ISL Championships hosted by Holton-Arms School in Bethesda, MD.

“It was an unbelievable performance by the freshman!” said Coach Michele McCormick. “Lauren Grohowski '19 not only placed fifth in the 100m hurdles, but broke the Madeira record once again with a 17.46, beating her old time of 17.85!”  

Freshman Monteanna Saunders placed 8th in the 300m hurdles with a time of 49.03 seconds. She broke her own record by 1.53 seconds.

Kelly McCormick ’18 placed 15th in long jump, Niara Phoenix ‘16 placed 16th, and Kelly Nguyen ‘17 placed 28th. Niara placed a very impressive seventh in the triple jump with a season best of 32'5 3/4" and Kelly placed 14th with a personal record of 28'5".  

The 4x100m relay team of Ally Johnson ‘18, Kelly Nguyen, Niara Phoenix, and Kelly McCormick had a season best of 54.80 placing 11th.

The 4x400m relay team of Monteanna Saunders, Rebecca Housey ‘18, Alex Murphy ‘19 and Sequoia Ragland broke the school record, previously set in 2001, with a 4:21.70.

Other personal records set:

Cyan Perdue ’17 - shot and discus

Start Cruz ’18 in shot (ISL-B meet)

Ellie Jordan ’18 – 800m (2:34)

Oyin Adenekan ’16 – 200m (27.69)