Sunday, April 19, 2015

Wayzata Runners Alumni Report - Week Ending 4/19/2015

Welcome to the Wayzata High School Alumni Indoor Track Report for the week ending April 19, 2015. Let's take a quick tour around the country to see how Wayzata graduates are faring for their colleges.

Note: This story will be updated as the weekend progresses. Please check back for updates. In addition, if you have a Wayzata alum athlete that is missing from this story, please email me
with updates so I can include them.  

Sunday edition

Competing this weekend:

Mata Agre (Class of '12) - Gustavus


Competed at the Carleton Relays. 

Team Recap. Quote: "Mata Agre (So., Medina, Minn.) placed sixth in the 5,000-meter run (19:29.26), and Marit Henckel (Sr., Viroqua, Wis.) took eighth (20:09.23) behind her."

Full Results






Annika Halverson (Class of '14) - Bethel (MN)


Competed at the Don Church Twilight in Wheaton, IL Annika won the 1500 in 4:43.27. 

Team Recap. Quote: "While the Royals enjoyed many strong performances on the day, freshman Annika Halverson led the way by winning the 1500-meter run with a time of 4:43.27 and ascending to 12th place in the nation."

Full Results







Marit Sonnesyn (Class of '13) - Gustavus


Competed at the Carleton Relays. 

Team Recap. Quote: "Marit Sonnesyn (Jr., Plymouth, Minn.) finished behind Fermoyle in the 1,5000 in eighth with a time of 4:56.42."

Full Results







Adam Brandt (Class of '13) - University of St. Thomas

Competed at the Tom Cat Twilight. Adam ran the Men's 1500 Meters in 4:13.57.

Team Recap

Complete Results







Aaron Breyer (Class of '14) - South Dakota

Competed at the Sioux City Realys. Aaron ran in the Men's 10000, placing second in a time of 32:25.57

Team Recap. Quote: "Making their debut in the 10,000-meter run were freshmen Aaron Breyer and Brice Cowman. Breyer finished runner-up in 32:25.57 and Cowman took fourth in 32:42.98."

Full Results





Brian Jarvey (Class of '12) - University of St. Thomas


Competing at the Hamline Invitational. Brian anchored the Tommies 4x100 relay to a 3rd place finish in 42.49. Brian was also scheduled to run in the Men's 400 Meters but did not start his heat.

Team Recap. Quote: "Brian Jarvey took second in the 400 dash with a season-best 48.80, the third best time thus far in the MIAC."

Full Results





Joe Meister (Class of '13) - UW-Eau Claire

Competed at the Phil Esten Challenge @ UW - La Crosse. Joe ran the Men's 3000 meter steeplechase and placed 7th with a new personal best time of 9:53.57.15.

Team Recap


Full Results






James Smith (Class of '14) - Cornell (NY)


Competed at the Upstate Challenge at Cornell's Kane Track & Field Complex.

Team recap. Quote: "A slew of Cornellians competed at 400, sweeping places three-through-eight: seniorFrancisco Olloqui (49.97), Larry Gibson (50.33), sophomore Will Gibson (50.57), freshmanLionel Chambers (51.32), freshman Ross Clarke (51.36), and freshman James Smith(52.16)."

"In the 4x400, Cornell's three squads placed second-through-fourth:
Second Place: Tobenna Attah (49.8), Max Hairston (51.8), Cisco Olloqui (49.1), Michael Smith (48.9) = 3:19.61.
Third Place: Lionel Chambers (51.2), Will Gibson (49.3), Larry Gibson (49.9), James Smith(51.0) = 3:21.56
Fourth Place: Sebastian Roemer (51.6), Ross Clarke (53.5), Phelan McCormack (53.1), Tim Boston (52.8) = 3:31.13"

Full Results


Michael Smith (Class of '14) - Cornell (NY)

Competed at the Upstate Challenge at Cornell's Kane Track & Field Complex.

Team recap. Quote: "In the relays, the 4x100 quartet of Ryan HynesLarry GibsonMichael Smith, and Brailin Paulino was runner-up in 42.06 (IC4A)."

"In the 4x400, Cornell's three squads placed second-through-fourth:
Second Place: Tobenna Attah (49.8), Max Hairston (51.8), Cisco Olloqui (49.1), Michael Smith (48.9) = 3:19.61.
Third Place: Lionel Chambers (51.2), Will Gibson (49.3), Larry Gibson (49.9), James Smith(51.0) = 3:21.56
Fourth Place: Sebastian Roemer (51.6), Ross Clarke (53.5), Phelan McCormack (53.1), Tim Boston (52.8) = 3:31.13"

Full Results

Obinnaya Wamuo (Class of '14) - University of Chicago


Competed at the Don Church Twilight in Wheaton, IL Obi won the 400 hurdles in 55.02. 

Team Recap. Quote: "Freshman Obinnaya Wamuo clinched a win in the 400-meter hurdles by finishing in 55.02."

Full Results






Off this weekend:

McKenna Evans (Class of '14) - University of Nevada

McKenna will again tackle the steeplechase next weekend.












Lauren Farquhar (Class of '13) - Bethany Lutheran College (MN)


Was slated to run the Women's 400 hurdles at the Carleton Relays, but did not start











Mary Franke (Class of '14) - Colorado State


Competed at the University of Colorado.












Alayna Sonnesyn (Class of '14) - Vermont

Alayna will not be running track for the Catamounts this spring.












Adam Moline (Class of '12) - UW-Eau Claire

Adam appears to be off this weekend.












Derek Peterson (Class of '13) - Lipscomb (TN)


It appears Derek did not compete this weekend.












Josh Thorson (Class of '12) - UW-Eau Claire

Josh appears to be off this weekend.