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

Friendly reminder, athletes must be at River Park Track by 8:30 am on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Thanks.



Wednesday, March 30
Chicago Northside seeking Parent volunteers to help host Eric Nelson Classic on April 1, 2017

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Former Northside Parent Jonathan Weatherly helps with Long Jump Pit at Home Meet

 

 On Saturday, April 1, 2017, Northside College Prep will be hosting the Eric Nelson Track & Field Classic at River Park Track in Chicago, Illinois.

 The meet features ELEVEN HIGH SCHOOLS in 2017!

 Our goal is to make it the BEST Track & Field experience in Illinois! The Northside Coaching Staff has gone to great expense, and has provided 5 IHSA Officials for Long Jump, Triple Jump, Shot Put, Discus, and hired the best F.A.T. timer in the country, and covered their travel expenses, including hotel rooms in Chicago to make this a special experience for every athlete, coach, and spectator.

  We need HELP with assembling Goody Bags for the Eric Nelson Classic. Traditionally, Goody bags have been provided to all participants on every team for the Eric Nelson Classic. Parents that can bring fillers (i.e Party City, Target) for Goody bags and help assemble them on Friday (3/31), please email Northside Head Jon Gordon. Thanks.

  Medals will be awarded to the Top 3 Athletes in each event.

 Once a Northside athlete holds the school record and has qualified for the IHSA State Track & Field Championships, an event in the Eric Nelson Track & Field Classic is named after the athlete, beginning the following year. Plaques will be awarded for events named after Alumni.

 Northside is seeking Parent Volunteers for (1) Clerks of the Course - check in athletes and provide them with hip numbers for each event, (2) Goody Bags - help supply fillers and/or make goody bags for the event, (3) Heavy lifting of Track Equipment BEFORE (6:45 am) and/or AFTER the meet for set up and/or clean-up, (4) Help set up Hurdles, (5) Exchange Zone Judges, (6) Admissions entrance, (7) Hospitality Room and Packet Pick-up, (8) Take Pictures of the event, and (9) Help supply bottled water for the event.

 PLEASE email Northside Head Coach Jon Gordon at Jongordon9@aol.com, if your able to help us host the Eric Nelson Classic on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Northside parents will be meeting (please bring fillers) on Friday evening (3/31) to help make Goody Bags at 6 pm in the Northside Cafeteria.

 Northside parents will also be meeting at 7 am at Northside College Prep for final preparations to host the meet on Saturday, April 1, 2017. THANKS.



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Senior Eve Houser in the 400m Dash
Saturday, March 18
Northside Varsity Women finish in FIFTH place at the Chicago Public League Championships! Sylwia Balata finishes SECOND in the 3200m!

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Freshman Monfaye Nabine in the 4x400m Relay

 On Saturday, March 18, 2017, the Northside Varsity Womens Varsity Track & Field Team traveled to Henry Crown Field House at the University of Chicago for the 2017 Indoor City Championships.

 Henry Crown Field house featured an athlete friendly atmosphere, upper deck seating, and the best 200m Indoor Track in Chicago. Henry Crown Field house has been the host to numerous National meets, and local Championship meets as well. The Varsity letter was invented in the1890s by Amos Alonzo Stagg as he was sitting on the entrance steps to Henry Crown Field house. The main wall of the stadium contains a list of field house records, which include several Olympians. The first Heisman Trophy winner (1935), Jay Berwanger is still listed on the all time list for Henry Crown Field house for the 55m dash. Henry Crown Field house is a Chicago landmark that is rich in Track & Field history.

 The "A" division of the 2017 Indoor Varsity Chicago Public League Championships featured: Brooks, Dunbar, Kenwood, Lakeview, Lindblom, Mather, North Lawndale, Northside College Prep, Walter Payton, Simeon, Taft, Von Steuben, and Westinghouse.

 Kenwood won it with 92 points. Westinghouse finished in second place with 59 points. Taft finished in third place with 55 points. Lindblom finished in fourth place with 49 points.

 Chicago Northside finished in fifth place with 36 points, and posted victories over: 6. Mather (34 points), 7. Walter Payton (32 points), 8. Simeon (31 points), 9. Brooks (28 points), 10. Dunbar (7 points), 11. Lake View (5 points), and 12. Von Steuben (2 points). The lady mustangs had a recored 7-4 on the day!

 Congratulations to Coach Phillip Wallace, and the Kenwood Broncos on winning the 2017 Indoor City Title!

 Individual Events and Relays were scored on the following point scale: 10-8-6-4-2-1.

(Coming soon: Complete Results, Varsity Point Totals, Indoor State Qualifiers)



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Freshman Freda Frimpong in the 4x200m Relay

Tuesday, March 14
Final weekend to QUALIFY for the Indoor State Championships

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 Illinois Top Times (Indoor State) will select the top 16 relays in Illinois in the 4 x 200m relay and the top 22 individuals in the 200m dash. They will also select the top 15 declared entries in 1600m and 3200m runs, and the top 24 declared entries in the 60m dash, 60m hurdles, and 400m dash. In all other events, the Top 12 declared entries will also qualify for the Indoor State Championships. The list of QUALIFIERS will be posted online on Tuesday, March 21st by 5pm.

 The Northside Women currently have athletes ranked to qualify in the 800m (#5 Fiona Casey) and 1600m run (#8 Sara McCoy), and may have additional qualifiers in multiple events after the Indoor City Championships.

 The final Indoor meet to QUALIFY for the Indoor State Championships is the Varsity Chicago Public League Championships on Saturday, March 18, 2017.

 Northside will travel to Bloomington for the Indoor State Championships on Friday, March 24, 2017. 



Sunday, March 12
Northside finishes in FIFTH at the De La Salle Pre-Conference Invitational! 4x800m Relay WINS!

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Kate Chu and Elizabeth Auta

 On Sunday, March 12, 2017, the Northside Varsity Women traveled to De La Salle High School in Chicago, Illinois for the Pre-Conference Invitational. In a nice ceremory prior to the meet, De La Salle honored their Seniors.

 De La Salle won the Pre-Conference Invitational with 89 points. Simeon finished in second place with 75.50 points. Clark finished in third place with 63 points. Thornton finished in fourth place with 59 points.

 Chicago Northside finished in FIFTH place with 49.50 points, and posted victories over: 6. Johnson College Prep (45 points), 7. Prosser (44 points), 8. Hubbard (28 points), 9. Dunbar (19 points), 10. Gary Comer (14 points), and 11. Little Village (7 points). The Northside Mustangs had a record of 6-4 on the day.

 Individual Events and Relays were scored on the following points scale: 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1.

 In the Sophomore 55m Dash, Northside Freshman Freda Frimpong finished in 12th place with an official time of 9.07. Northside Freshman Zoe Kim finished in 15th place with an official time of 9.72. Zoe Kim missed practice on Tuesday.

 In the Varsity 55m Dash, Northside Freshman Shania Dorsey finished in 11th place with an impressive time of 8.48. Northside Freshman Nasseba Yunuza finished in 12th place with an official time of 8.75. Nasseba Yunuza missed practice on Tuesday.

 In the Varsity 4x800m Relay, Northside Senior Sylwia Balata ran a 2:44.28 800m split on the first leg of the relay, and made a nice exchange to Fiona Case. Northside Senior Fiona Casey ran a 2:33.13 800m split on the second leg of the relay, and made a good exchange to Anna Pasek. Northside Senior Anna Pasek ran a 2:44.23 800m split on the third leg of the relay, and made a perfect exchange to Gwen Casey. Northside Freshman Gwen Casey anchored Northside to FIRST PLACE with an impressive 2:40.93 800m split for an official time of 10:43.27. Sylwia Balata, Fiona Casey, Anna Pasek, and Gwen Casey were awarded Gold Medals for winning the 4x800m Relay. Northside scored ten points in the 4x800m Relay!

 In the Varsity 400m Dash, Northside Senior Eve Houser dropped 11 seconds (78.22) to finish in fourth place with an outstanding time of 67.04. Northside Sophomore Sally Kim scratched from the event. Northside scored five points in the 400m dash!

 In the Varsity 55m High Hurdles, Northside Freshman Carol Dai, and Sophomore Iman Adetunji scratched from the event.

 In the Varsity 4x160m Relay, Northside Freshman Nasseba Yunuza ran a 26.70 160m split on the first leg of the relay. Northside Freshman Fatima Pena ran a 29.30 160m split on the second leg of the relay. Northside Freshman Fredia Frimpong ran a 27.80 160m split on the third leg of the relay. Northside Freshman Shania Dorsey anchored Northside to NINTH place with a 29.40 160m for an official time of 1:54.03.

 In the Varsity 800m run, Northside Sophomore Erin Goldman finished in fourth place with an official time of 2:43.86. Northside Junior Eliana Neurohr finished in sixth place with an official time of 2:52.49. Northside scored eight points in the 800m! Eliana Neurohr missed practices on Monday and Tuesday.

 In the Varsity 200m Dash, Northside Senior Elizabeth Auta finished in 13th place with an official time of 30.45. Northside Senior Kate Chu finished in 14th place with an official time of 31.01.

 In the Varsity 1600m, Northside Freshman Kate Clemenz finished in fourth place with a personal best time of 6:50.89. Northside scored five points in the 1600m!

 In the Varsity 4x400m Relay, Northside Senior Anna Pasek ran an outstanding 72.44 400m split on the first leg of the relay. Northside Senior Sylwia Balata ran a 76.32 400m split on the second leg of the relay. Northside Freshman Monfaye Nabine ran an impressive 72.08 400m split on the third leg of the relay. Northside Freshman Gwen Casey anchored Northside to THIRD place with an impressive 72.66 400m split for an official time of 4:53.31. Anna Pasek, Sylwia Balata, Monfaye Nabine, and Gwen Casey were awarded Bronze Medals for finishing in third place overall. Northside scored six points in the 4x400m Relay!

 In the Long Jump, Northside Sophomore Iman Adetunji finished in a tie for sixth place with a leap of 11'7. Northside Senior Elizabeth Auta finished in ninth place with a season best jump of 10'6. Northside scored 2.5 points in the Long Jump!

 In the Triple Jump, Northside Sophomore Iman Adetunji finished in sixth place with a triple jump of 25'1. Northside Senior Elizabeth Auta finished in seventh place with a season best triple jump of 24'3. Northside scored five points in the Triple jump!

 In the Shot Put, Northside Captain Aleah Wilson finished in THIRD place with an outstanding throw of 27'7.25. Aleah Wilson was awarded a Bronze Medal for finishing in third place overall. Northside Sophomore Sarah Fitzmaurice finished in seventh place with a seaosn best throw of 21'7.50. Wilson and Fitzmaurice both missed practices on Monday and Tuesday. Northside scored 8 points in the Shot Put!

 In the Exhibition 1600m, Northside Freshman Olamide Babyeju won it with an official time of 7:42.00. Northside Freshman Sophia Mattson and Joselyn Santos tied for second with an official time of 7:45.00. Northside Sophomore Christine Alex also completed the 1600m run.

 The Northside Varsity Women will travel to the University of Chicago on Saturday, March 18, 2017 for the CPS Varsity Indoor Championships.



Sunday, March 12
VARSITY POINTS

VARSITY POINTS SCORED AT DE LA SALLE PRE-CONFERENCE INVITATIONAL

1. Aleah Wilson 6.0
2. Iman Adetunji 5.50
3. Eve Houser 5.0
3. Kate Clemenz 5.0
3. Erin Goldman 5.0
4. Anna Pasek 4.0
4. Gwen Casey 4.0
4. Sylwia Balata 4.0
5. Ella Neurohr 3.0
6. Fiona Casey 2.50
7. Elizabeth Auta 2.0
7. Sarah Fitzmaurice 2.0
8. Monfaye Nabine 1.50 
  

VARSITY POINTS SCORED (5 MEETS)

1. Sara McCoy  30.00
1. Fiona Casey  30.00
2. Aleah Wilson  26.00
3. Iman Adetunji 17.50
4. Gwen Casey 14.50
5. Anna Pasek  13.00
6. Sally Kim  12.50
7. Eve Houser  10.00
7. Erin Goldman  10.00  
8. Carol Dai  7.00
9. Elizabeth Auta  6.50
10. Monfaye Nabine  5.00
10. Kate Clemenz  5.00 
10. Melissa Suarez  5.00
11. Sylwia Balata  4.00
12. Shania Dorsey  3.75 
13. Eliane Neurohr  3.50
14. Kate Chu  3.00
15. Sarah Fitzmaurice  2.00
15. Zoe Kim  2.00
16. Olamide Babayeju  1.50
16. Sophia Mattson  1.50 
16. Joselyn Santos  1.50 
16. Naseeba Yunuza 1.50 
17. Fatima Pena  0.75 
17. Duyen Vo  0.75 
17. Linh Pham - 0.75

 
All of the athletes listed above have earned a VARSITY letter in Track and Field!



Saturday, March 4
Sara McCoy BREAKS SCHOOL RECORD in the 1600m! Fiona Casey earns MEDAL in the 800m run!

 On Saturday, March 4, 2017, the Northside Varsity Women traveled to Rockford, Illinois to compete in the 8th Annual Hononegah Invitational. The meet featured a record 31 Teams.

 Individual events and relays were scored on the following point scale: 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1.

 MEDALS were awarded to the Top 8 places in ALL events.

 The Top points scorers for Northside were Fiona Casey and Sara McCoy.

 In the Varsity 800m run, Northside Senior Fiona Casey finished in THIRD place with an outstanding time of 2:25.17.

 In the Varsity 1600m run, Northside Junior Sara McCoy finished in fifth place, and BROKE THE SCHOOL RECORD with a personal best time of 5:19.11. Sara McCoy was awarded a WATERMELON for breaking the school record!

For Official Results and Splits: Hononegah Invitational Results 



Saturday, March 4
VARSITY POINTS

VARSITY POINTS SCORED AT HONONEGAH INDOOR CLASSIC

1. Fiona Casey 6.0
2. Sara McCoy 4.0 

 

VARSITY POINTS SCORED (4 MEETS)

1. Sara McCoy - 30.00
2. Fiona Casey - 27.50
3. Aleah Wilson - 20.00
4. Sally Kim - 12.50
5. Iman Adetunjui - 12.00
6. Gwen Casey - 10.50
7. Anna Pasek - 9.00
8. Carol Dai - 7.00
9. Melissa Suarez - 5.00
9. Eve Houser - 5.00
9. Erin Goldman - 5.00
10. Elizabeth Auta - 4.50
11. Shania Dorsey - 3.75
12. Monfaye Nabine - 3.50
13. Kate Chu - 3.00
14. Zoe Kim - 2.00
15. Olamide Babayeju - 1.50
15. Sophia Mattson - 1.50
15. Joselyn Santos - 1.50
15. Naseeba Yunuza 1.50
16. Fatima Pena - 0.75
16. Duyen Vo - 0.75
16. Linh Pham - 0.75
17. Eliana Neurohr - 0.50

The athletes listed above have earned a Varsity letter in Track and Field by scoring a Varsity point this season!  



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Auburn High School will be selling t-shirts at the Track meet on Saturday for $20.00.

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Henry Crown Fieldhouse
Thursday, February 23
CPS announces the Field for the 2017 Indoor Championships

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University of Chicago 200m Track

 On Thursday, February 23, 2017, the CPS Sports Administration announced the Field for the 2017 Women's Indoor Track and Field City Championships.

 Brooks, Dunbar, Kenwood, Lakeview, Lindblom, Mather, North Lawndale, NORTHSIDE, Payton, Simeon, Taft, Von Steuben, and Westinghouse will compete in the "A" division for the 2017 Women's Indoor City Track and Field Title at Henry Crown Field House at the University of Chicago on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 2:30 pm.

 Bulls College Prep, Carver, Curie, Dusable, Hubbard, Marshall, Perspectives Leadership, Perspectives MSA, Phillips, Prosser, ITW Speer, and SSICP will compete in the "B" division at Henry Crown Field House at the University of Chicago on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 9:30 am.

 Al Raby, Amundsen, Bogan, Bowen, Catalyst Maria, CHAS, Clark, Collins, CVCA, DRW, Dyett, Fenger, Foreman, Gage Park, Goode, Harlan, Harper, Hope, Hyde Park, Instituto, Johnson, Juarez, Julian, Kelly, King, Legal Prep, Lincoln Park, Little Village, Manley, Roosevelt, Schurz, Senn, Sullivan, Team Englewood, Tilden, UIC, UNO Garcia, Urban Prep West, and Washington will compete in the "C" division at Proviso West High School on Sunday, March 19, 2017.