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UChicago Track & Field Grabs Nine Wins at North Central Invite

Nike Reid
Nike Reid

NAPERVILLE, Ill. – The University of Chicago track and field teams maintained their run of success with high placements at North Central College's Pat Heenan Invitational on Friday.

The Maroon women were first of seven teams with 179.5 points. The UChicago men took second to host North Central with 99 points in the nine-team field.

On the women's side, six event titles went to the Maroons. Sophomore Isabel Maletich improved on her NCAA Division III-leading mark in the long jump with a leap of 5.88 meters. In the 5,000 meters, senior Maggie Boudreau submitted a top 10 time in the nation at 17:22.68. Senior Isabel Garon reached 3.70 meters to win the pole vault. Sophomore Kaitlyn Van Baalen was first in the one mile at 5:02.26. In the 800 meters, first-year Maya Ordonez crossed first in 2:21.38. The 4x400-meter relay team of Aleeza Hassan, Isabel Layne, Laura Darcey and Mary Martin also won in 3:59.93.

The Maroon men compiled three wins of their own. Senior Alexander Scott tossed a winning shot put of 16.83 meters. Junior Nike Reid snuck under seven seconds in the 60 meters at 6.99. First-year Cy Chittenden was victorious in the 3,000 meters with a time of 8:38.72.

UChicago Top Finishers (Women)
800 meters – Maya Ordonez (1st, 2:21.38)
One Mile – Kaitlyn Van Baalen (1st, 5:02.26)
4x400-meter relay – 1st, 3:59.93 (Aleeza Hassan, Isabel Layne, Laura Darcey, Mary Martin)
Pole Vault – Isabel Garon (1st, 3.70 meters)
Long Jump – Isabel Maletich (1st, 5.88 meters)
5,000 meters – Maggie Boudreau (1st, 17:22.68)
3,000 meters – Ruthie Mitchell (2nd, 10:57.53)
400 meters – Meg Fitzpatrick (2nd, 58.95)
60-meter hurdles – Robin Peter (2nd, 8.99)
200 meters – Mary Martin (4th, 26.23)

UChicago Top Finishers (Men)
60 meters – Nike Reid (1st, 6.99)
3,000 meters – Cy Chittenden (1st, 8:38.72)
Shot Put – Alexander Scott (1st, 16.83 meters)
Triple Jump – Ted Falkenhayn (3rd, 13.72 meters)
200 meters – Tyson Miller (4th, 23.06)
800 meters – Kiyan Tavangar (4th, 1:58.90)
4x400-meter relay – 4th, 3:26.11 (Tyson Miller, Elliott Paintsil, Harry Moore, Kiyan Tavangar)
One Mile – Valentin Figueira (5th, 4:21.74)
5,000 meters – Ryan Cutter (5th, 14:44.11)
Long Jump – Harry Moore (5th, 6.20 meters)
Weight Throw – Alexander Scott (5th, 15.29 meters)


  • Saturday, Feb. 22 @ 11:30 AM – Margaret Bradley Invitational at UChicago