Recent Women's Track & Field Headlines
Ohio Valley Christian's Rebekah Sargent signs with Rio Grande as family and coaches look on
Ohio Valley Christian's Rebekah Sargent signs with Rio Grande as family and coaches look on
Wed, Jul. 29, 2015 - [Women's Track & Field]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - University of Rio Grande director of track & field/cross country Steve Gruenberg has announced the signing of Ohio Valley Christian School's Rebekah Sargent for the 2015-16 school year.
    Sargent, a 5-foot-8 sprinter/jumper, ran for head coach Rick Handley's Defenders, competing in the 100-meter dash, the 200-meter dash and the long jump.
    "I'm honored to be able to participate in college-level track," Sargent said. "It'll be a great opportunity to extend my skill and to be the best athlete I can be. I've dream about playing a sport in college since my freshman year, but I never thought I'd be able to."

Portsmouth West High's Jordan Spencer is joined by family and coaches as she signs with Rio Grande
Portsmouth West High's Jordan Spencer is joined by family and coaches as she signs with Rio Grande
Wed, Jul. 29, 2015 - [Women's Track & Field]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    WEST PORTSMOUTH, Ohio - University of Rio Grande track and field head coach Bob Willey has announced the signing of Portsmouth West High School's Jordan Spencer for the 2015-16 school year.
    Spencer, a 5-foot-8 multi-sport performer, participated in seven different events over the course of her prep career for coach Julie Conrad's Senators. As a senior, she competed in four events and set a personal-best mark of 27-9.50 in the shot put.
    "I am very excited and blessed to have this opportunity," Spencer said. "Competing at the collegiate level is something I've wanted to do for as long as I can remember."

Vinton County High's Jennifer Case is joined by her mother and coaches as she signs with Rio Grande
Vinton County High's Jennifer Case is joined by her mother and coaches as she signs with Rio Grande
Wed, Jun. 10, 2015 - [Women's Track & Field]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    McARTHUR, Ohio – University of Rio Grande track & field head coach Bob Willey has announced the signing of Vinton County High School's Jennifer Case for the 2015-16 school year.
    Case, a 5-foot-2 mid-distance/relay runner, participated in the 4x400 relay, the 4x800 relay, the 1,600-meter run and the 3,200-meter run during her prep career for head coach Jon Lindner's Vikings. She also ran on the school's cross country team for the first time last fall.
    "I'm excited to be signing with Rio Grande because it's a challenge to myself and a chance to continue being part of a running family," Case said. "Honestly, I never thought I would be able to continue running in college, but I'm happy with the opportunity to be a part of the team here and I'm excited to see the outcome."

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Tue, May. 26, 2015 - [Track & Field]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande Cross Country/Track & Field programs will simultaneously host their 2015 Distance Camp and 2015 Track Camp, June 28-July 2, on the URG campus.
    The objective of the camps is to increase the standards and knowledge of distance running and track & field, while providing current knowledge in techniques that will result in life-long benefits.
    Campers will hear from a number of guest speakers.

Freshman Tyanna Petty placed in the high jump during Saturday's Dave Rankin Invitational
Freshman Tyanna Petty placed in the high jump during Saturday's Dave Rankin Invitational
Sat, May. 2, 2015 - [Women's Track & Field]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Two members of the University of Rio Grande women's track and field team posted Top 10 finishes at Saturday's Dave Rankin Invitational hosted by Purdue University.
    Freshman Tyanna Petty (Somerset, OH) tied for fourth in the high jump after clearing 1.61 meters, while sophomore Katie Roberts (Vinton, OH) was sixth in the javelin throw with a heave which covered 32.29 meters.

Rio Grande junior Carrie Coriell was named KIAC Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week on Monday
Rio Grande junior Carrie Coriell was named KIAC Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week on Monday
Tue, Apr. 28, 2015 - [Women's Track & Field]

KIAC Sports Information
    BEREA, Ky. - University of Rio Grande junior Carrie Coriell was named the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Women's Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week by KIAC officials on Monday.
    Coriell won three individual titles and was runner-up in another event at Saturday's KIAC Championships in Rio Grande. She won the javelin with a mark of 30.21m, the hammer throw with a mark of 44.89m, the discus with a mark of 38m.