Northside College Prep Women's Track & Field: Welcome

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This is the official website of the Northside College Prep Women's Track and Field Team.

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 2016 Northside Coaching Staff

 93% of NCAA Division I Basketball Players ran Track in High School

 99% of NCAA Division I Cross Country runners ran Track in High School 

 Do you want to be stronger? Do you want to be Faster?

  If you would like to join the Northside College Prep Track and Field Team contact Northside Head Coach Jon Gordon at JonGordon9@Aol.com

   "The will to win means nothing without the will to prepare"

For the Official web site of the CHICAGO PUBLIC LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Northside Cross Country

For Northside 2016 Outdoor Track & Field Statistics: 2016 Outdoor Track season

For Northside 2017 Indoor Track & Field Statistics: 2017 Indoor Track season

Nutrition for Track Athletes

For any junior or senior who is thinking about competing collegiately. Before you can officially be recruited or commit to a school, this step must be taken: NCAA Eligibility Center

Track and Field Practices commenced on Monday, January 16, 2017. Athletes are only permitted to join the Team after January 16, 2017, if they were in a winter sport (i.e. Basketball).

2017 Track and Field Schedule

As of February 18, 2017, the following athletes have turned in permission slips to compete in the Indoor City Championships at the University of Chicago on Saturday, March 18, 2017 (Final day to turn it in was 2/3): Iman Adetunji, Christine Alex, Elizabeth Auta, Olamide Babayeju, Sylvia Balata, Stephanie Burdin, Kate Chu, Fiona Casey, Gwen Casey, Kathleen Clemenz, Carol Dai, Shania Dorsey, Eve Houser, Alexander Jakucewicz, Sally Kim, Zoe Kim, Sara McCoy, Monfaye Nabine, Ella Neurohr, Anna Pasek, Fatima Pena, Linh Pham, Maya Rowe, Joselyn Santos, Melissa Suarez, Aleah Wilson, and Naseeba Yunusa.

Friendly reminder, the bus will leave on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at 3:09 pm for Fenton High School



Friday, February 10
Aleah Wilson finishes in THIRD place in the Shot Put at the Evanston Indoor Classic!

 On Friday, February 10, 2017, the Northside Varsity Women's Track & Field Team traveled to Evanston Township High School for the Evanston Wildkits Indoor Classic.

 Evanston High School features an Orange and Blue MONDO surface 160m indoor Track. Athletes were permitted to use 1/4 pyramid spikes.

 The Wildkits Indoor Classic featured six teams, including: Waukegan, Brooks, Von Steuben, Niles North, Chicago Northside College Prep, and host Evanston.

 A special thanks to Evanston Head Coach Fenton Gunter and Staff for hosting an outstanding meet.

 The meet provided the opportunity for athletes to compete in Freshman events, Sophomore events, and Varsity events.

 There was also several unique Track events, including the 4x320m Relay, and 480m run, 600m run, and 1000m run.

 All Field Events were scored at the Varsity level.

 Individual Events and Relays were scored: 10-8-6-4-2-1.

 In the Varsity Shot Put, Northside Junior Aleah Wilson finished in THIRD place with a personal best throw of 28'2. Northside Sophomore Iman Adetunji finished in sixth place to complete the scoring with a throw of 23'4. Northside Junior Alex Martinez threw an outstanding 16'2.

 In the Varsity Long Jump, Northside Sophomore Melissa Suarez jumped an outstanding 11'10. Northside Sophomore Iman Adetunji had a leap of 11'9.20.

 In the Varsity High Jump, Northside Junior Aleah Wilson made three outstanding attempts at 4'2, but was unable to clear it.

 In the Novice 55m Dash, Northside Freshman Freda Frimpong ran a personal best time of 8.86. Northside Freshman Tamara Carter ran a personal best time of 9.13. Northside Junior Alexis Martinez ran an official time of 9.85.

 In the Novice 480m, Northside Junior Eliana Neurohr finished in fifth place with an official time of 1:33.40. Neurohr will be entered in the Varsity Mile on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at New Trier. A good performance could help her make the Varsity Indoor City Roster.

 In the Freshman 4x160m Relay, Northside Freshman Zoe Kim ran a 27.20 160m split on the first leg of the relay, and made a good exchange to Shania Dorsey. Northside Freshman Shania Dorsey ran a 25.50 160m split on the second leg of the relay, and made a nice exchange to Fatima Pena. Northside Freshman Fatima Pena ran a 31.00 160m split on the third leg of the relay, and the TEAM was disqualified because the final exchange to Freshman Naseeba Yunuza was outside of the exchange zone. Nasseba Yunuza ran a 24.50 160m split for an official time of 1:48.20. However, the relay was disqualified. Nasseba Yunuza will be running the lead-off leg for the Varsity at New Trier on Thursday, February 16, 2017,

 In the Sophomore 4x160m Relay, Northside Sophomore Linh Pham ran a 26.71 160m split on the first leg of the relay, and made a nice exchange to Aayushi Nakum. Northside Sophomore Aayushi Nakum ran a 33.73 160m split on the second leg of the relay, and made a good exchange to Melissa Suarez. Northside Sophomore Melissa Suarez  ran a 28.47 160m split on the third leg of the relay, and made a nice exchage to Iman Adetunji. Northside Sophomore Iman Adetunji anchored Northside to THIRD place with an impressive 24.61 160m split for an official time of 1:53.52.

 In the Varsity 4x160m Relay, Northside Senior Elizabeth Auta ran a 24.89 160m split on the first leg of the relay, and made a perfect exchange to Kate Chu. Northside Senior Kate Chu ran a 21.70 160m split on the second leg of the relay, and made a good exchange to Sally Kim. Northside Sophomore Sally Kim ran a 23.80 160m split on the third leg of the relay, and made a nice exchange to Eve Houser. Northside Senior Eve Houser anchored Northside to THIRD place with a 25.02 160m split for an official time of 1:35.41. Houser missed practice on Monday and Tuesday, and might be scratched from the New Trier Varsity Indoor Classic on Thursday.

 In the Varsity 1000m run, a runner from Evanston won it with an official time of 3:06.00. Northside Senior Fiona Casey finished in SECOND place with an official time of 3:11.13. Northside Junior Sara McCoy finished in THIRD place with an official time of 3:16.44. Northside Sophomore Erin Goldman finished in fifth place with an official time of 3:41.56. Northside Freshman Monfaye Nabine finished in seventh place with an official time of 3:50.40. A good performance by Monfaye Nabine in the 4x800m and 4x400m Relay on Thursday at the New Trier Varsity Indoor Classic could help her make the Varsity roster for the Indoor City Championships.

 In the Varsity 55m High Hurdles, Northside Sophomore Iman Adetunji hurdled a season best time of 11.83.

 In the Freshman 55m Dash, Northside Freshman Shania Dorsey ran an outstanding time of 8.42. Northside Freshman Naseeba Yunuza ran an official time of 9.00. Northside Freshman Zoe Kim ran a personal best time of 9.53. Northside Freshman Fatima Pena ran an official time of 10.13.

 In the Varsity 55m Dash, Northside Senior Kate Chu ran an outstanding time of 8.31. Northside Senior Elizabeth Auta ran a season best time of 8.45. Northside Senior Eve Houser ran an official time of 8.58.  

 In the Novice 160m Dash, Northside Freshman Tamara Carter ran an outstanding time of 26.69. Northside Junior Alexis Martinez ran an official time of 30.60. f

 In the Sophomore-Freshman 600m run, an athlete from Waukegan won it with an official time of 1:59.4. An athlete from Von Steuben finished in second place with an official time of 2:04.1. Northside Freshman Olamide Babyeju finished in THIRD place with a personal best time of 2:04.90. Northside Freshman Kate Clemenz ran an outstanding time of 2:12.40, and will be in the Varsity 4x800m Relay at New Trier on Thursday, February 16, 2017. Northside Freshman Sophia Mattson ran a personal best time of 2:21.4. Northside Freshman Joselyn Santos ran an official time of 2:27.70. Northside Sophomore Christine Alex ran a personal best time of 2:43.79.

 In the Sophomore 4x320m Relay, Northside Sophomore Sally Kim ran a personal best 320m split of 52.80, and made a nice exchange to Erin Goldman. Northside Sophomore Erin Goldman ran a 57.40 320m split, and made a perfect exchange to Naseeba Yunuza. Northside Freshman Naseeba Yunuza ran a 58.00 320m split, and made a good exchange to Shania Dorsey. Northside Freshman Shania Dorsey anchored Northside to THIRD place with a 59.20 320m split for an official time of 3:47.30.

 In the Varsity 4x320m Relay, Northside Senior Fiona Casey ran an outstanding 50.76 320m split on the first leg of the relay, and made a good exchange to Eliana Neurohr. Northside Junior Eliana Neurohr ran a 58.74 320m split, and made a nice exchange to Monfaye Nabine. Northside Freshman Monfaye Nabine ran an impressive 56.77 320m split, and made a prefect exchange to Sara McCoy. Northside Junior Sara McCoy anchored Northside to FIFTH place with an outstanding 51.52 320m split for an official time of 3:36.69.



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Sunday, February 5
Northside edges DeLaSalle 84 to 75! Sara McCoy WINS 800m! Carol Dai THIRD in the 55m Hurdles! Aleah Wilson THIRD in Shot Put!

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Aleah Wilson, Taiya Solano, Katelyn Hutchinson

 On Sunday, February 5, 2017, the Northside Varsity Women traveled to De La Salle High School in Chicago, Illinois for the De La Salle Blue Invitational.

 The De La Salle Blue Invitational featured 8 schools, including Walter Payton, University of Chicago Lab High School, Northside College Prep, Johnson College Prep, Hubbard, DRW Trading College Prep, Chicago Hope, and host De La Salle High School.

 A special thanks to De La Salle Head Coach Robell McMiller and staff for hosting an outstanding meet.

 Northside would also like to thank IHSA Official Mark Schall and crew for an outstanding job officiating the De La Salle Blue Invitational.

 The opening of the Indoor Track and Field season is a special day. A Track & Field meet features 18 events, with non-stop action on the Track and events being run simutaneously in the Field, including the Shot Put, Long Jump, and Triple Jump.

 The first recorded Track and Field meet dates back to the Anicent Olympic Games, in 776 B.C. in Olympia, Greece.

 Northside would like to Congratulate Walter Payton Head Coach Chris Lassaline, and the Grizzlies on winning the De La Salle Blue Invitational with 96 points.

 University of Chicago Lab High School finished in second place with 90 points.

 Chicago Northside finished in THIRD place with 84 points, and posted victories over: 4. De La Salle (75 points), 5. Johnson College Prep (47 points), 6. Hubbard (17 points), 7. DRW Trading College Prep (13 points), and 8. Chicago Hope (12 points).

 The Northside lady mustangs started the 2017 Track & Field season with a record of 5-2.

 Individual Events and Relays were scored 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1

 In the Long Jump, Northside Sophomore Iman Adetunjui finished in fouth place with a leap of 11'3. Northside Sophomore Melissa Suarez made three outstanding attempts, but fouled on each attempt.

 In the Triple Jump, Northside Sophomore Iman Adetunjui finished in third place with a jump of 24'11. Iman Adetunjui was awarded a MEDAL for finishing in third place overall. Northside Sophomore Melissa Suarez finished in fourth place with a jump of 23'1.

 In the Shot Put, Northside Junior Aleah Wilson finished in third place with a throw of 25'10.5. Aleah Wilson was awarded a MEDAL for finishing in third place overall. Northside Freshman Zoe Kim earned a Varsity letter by scoring vital points for the mustangs with an outstanding throw of 13'8 to finish in seventh place overall.

 In the 55m High Hurdles, Northside Freshman Carol Dai finished in THIRD place with an outstanding time of 11.77. Carol Dai was awarded a MEDAL for finishing in third place overall. Northside Senior Anna Pasek has been making the extra effort to attend additional practices on Saturdays, and her hard work is paying off. Anna Pasek hurdled a 55m High Hurdles PERSONAL BEST time of 12.51 to finish in fourth place overall. Northside scored 11 points in the 55m High Hurdles!

 In the 55m Dash, Northside Freshman Nasseba Yunuza finished in 11th place overall with a PERSONAL BEST time of 8.61. Northside Freshman Aayushi Nakum finished in 15th place overall with a PERSONAL BEST time of 10.39. Northside Freshman Tamara Carter was scratched from the event.

 In the 4x800m Relay, Northside Freshman Monfaye Nabine ran an outstanding 2:53 800m split on the first leg of the relay, and made a nice exchange to Sophia Mattson. Northside Freshman Sophia Mattson ran a personal best 800m split of 3:17 on the second leg of the relay, and made a good exchange to Joselyn Santos. Northside Freshman Joselyn Santos ran a 3:34 800m split on the third leg of the relay, and made a good exchange to Olamide Babayeju. Northside Freshman Olamide Babayeju anchored the Mustangs to THIRD place with an outstanding 3:08 800m split for an official time of 12:56.42. Monfaye Nabine, Sophia Mattson, Joselyn Santos, and Olamide Babayeju were awarded MEDALS for finishing in third place overall. A special thanks to Northside Sophomore Christine Alex for serving as the alternate runner for the relay.

 In the 4x160m Relay, Northside Freshman Fatima Pena ran a 160m split of 29.20 on the first leg of the relay, and made a good exchange to Shania Dorsey. Northside Freshman Shania Dorsey ran an impressive 160m split of 26.30 on the second leg of the relay, and made a nice exchange to Duyen Vo. Northside Sophomore Duyen Vo ran a 160m split of 28.20 on the third leg of the relay, and made a good exchange to Linh Pham. Northside Sophomore Linh Pham anchored the Mustangs to SIXTH place with a 30.70 160m split for an official time of 1:54.77.

 In the 400m Dash, Northside Sophomore Sally Kim won the De La Salle Blue Invitational in 2016 (67.45). However, she did not run cross country in the fall, and has been working on her conditioning this winter. Northside Sophomore Sally Kim finished in fourth place with an official time of 72.06. It was a two second improvement from a 400m Time Trial on January 21. Northside Sophomore Erin Goldman finished in sixth place with an official time of 77.52. Erin Goldman missed the first three weeks of practice after a ski trip, and is also working her way back.

 In the 800m run, Northside Junior Sara McCoy WON the 800m run with an outstanding time of 2:40.24. Sara McCoy was awarded a MEDAL for winning the 800m run. Northside Freshman Gwen Casey finished in fourth place with a personal best time of 2:45.06.

 In the 200m Dash, Northside Senior Eve Houser finished in seventh place overall with an official time of 30.60. Northside Senior Kate Chu finished in tenth place overall with an official time of 32.49. All times were F.A.T., and no hand times were used for any of the events.

 In the 1600m run, Northside Senior Fiona Casey finished in fourth place with an outstanding time of 5:45.05. Northside Senior Anna Pasek finished in fifth place with an outstanding time of 5:52.28.

 In the 4x400m Relay, Northside Senior Elizabeth Auta ran a 400m split of 81.30 on the first leg of the relay, and made an exchange to Gwen Casey. Northside Freshman Gwen Casey ran a 400m split of 73.30 on the second leg of the relay, and made an exchange to Monfaye Nabine. Northside Freshman Monfaye Nabine ran a 400m split of 79.46 on the third leg of the relay, and made a nice exchange to Sara McCoy. Northside Junior Sara McCoy anchored the Mustangs to THIRD place with an impressive 400m split of 69.70 for an official time of 5:03.79. Elizabeth Auta, Gwen Casey, Monfaye Nabine, and Sara McCoy were awarded MEDALS for finishing in THIRD place overall.



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Sunday, February 5
VARSITY POINTS

VARSITY POINTS SCORED AT DE LA SALLE BLUE INVITATIONAL

 1. Sara McCoy - 11.50
 2. Iman Adetunjui - 11.00
 3. Anna Pasek - 9.00
 4. Gwen Casey - 6.50
 5. Carol Dai - 6.00
 5. Aleah Wilson - 6.00
 6. Melissa Suarez - 5.00
 6. Sally Kim - 5.00
 6. Fiona Casey - 5.00
 7. Monfaye Nabine - 3.00
 7. Erin Goldman - 3.00
 8. Eve Houser - 2.00
 8. Zoe Kim - 2.00
 9. Elizabeth Auta - 1.50
 9. Olamide Babayeju - 1.50
 9. Sophia Mattson - 1.50
 9. Joselyn Santos - 1.50
10. Fatima Pena - 0.75
10. Shania Dorsey - 0.75
10. Duyen Vo - 0.75
10. Linh Pham - 0.75

The athletes listed above have ALL earned a Varsity letter in Track and Field!