Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer
University of Chicago Department of Athletics & Recreation

2012 Chicago Women's Track and Field News

  • Chicago track teams earn All-Academic status; three others honored as individuals
    August 20, 2012
    CHICAGO, Ill. -- The University of Chicago men's and women's track & field teams both received USTFCCCA Division III All-Academic Team honors for the 2012 seasons. Additionally, Paige Peltzer, Julia Sizek and Michaela Whitelaw earned individual All-Academic honors.
  • Three Maroons Compete at NCAA Outdoor Championship
    May 25, 2012
    CLAREMONT, Calif. -- University of Chicago juniors Kayla McDonald (Summit, N.J./ Summit), Julia Sizek (Dayton, Ohio/ Oakwood), and Billy Whitmore (Rocky River, Ohio/ St. Ignatius) participated in the 2012 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships Thursday and Friday at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges.
  • Three Maroons Qualify for Outdoor Nationals
    May 20, 2012
    CHICAGO -- Three University of Chicago track & field athletes have qualified to participate in the 2012 NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships to be held Thursday through Saturday in Claremont, Calif.
  • Men, Women Place 4th at UAA Outdoor Championships
    April 29, 2012
    PITTSBURGH -- The University of Chicago men's and women's outdoor track & field teams captured fourth place at the 2012 University Athletic Association Championships Saturday and Sunday at Carnegie Mellon University.
  • Three Maroons Earn UAA Weekly Accolades
    April 23, 2012
    CHICAGO -- University of Chicago senior women's track & field athlete Paige Peltzer (Atchison, Kan./ Atchison), sophomore pitcher Claude Lockhart (Shreveport, La./ Loyola), and sophomore designated hitter Ricky Troncelliti (Norristown, Pa./ Haverford School) have been selected as the University Athletic Association Athletes of the Week in their respective sports.
  • Men, Women Finish 5th at Wheaton Twilight
    April 14, 2012
    WHEATON, Ill. -- The University of Chicago men's and women's outdoor track & field teams placed fifth at the Wheaton College Twilight Invitational Saturday afternoon and evening.
  • Maroons Place 6th at Chicagolands
    April 06, 2012
    CHICAGO -- The University of Chicago captured sixth place among 18 teams at the 2012 Chicagoland Women's Outdoor Track & Field Championships Friday at the Ted Haydon Track.
  • Maroons Open Outdoor Campaign
    March 31, 2012
    CHICAGO -- The University of Chicago men's and women's outdoor track & field teams opened their 2012 outdoor campaign Saturday with a second-place finish at the 14-team Ted Haydon Invitational.
  • Women's DMR Earns All-America Honors
    March 09, 2012
    GRINNELL, Iowa -- The University of Chicago women's distance medley relay team of sophomore Michaela Whitelaw (Swarthmore, Pa./ Strath Haven), senior Jaleesa Akuoko (Wauwatosa, Wis./ West), junior Kayla McDonald (Summit, N.J./ Summit), and junior Julia Sizek (Dayton, Ohio/Oakwood) turned in an All-America performance Friday at the 2012 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships at Grinnell College.
  • Women's DMR Qualifies for Nationals
    March 05, 2012
    CHICAGO -- The University of Chicago women's distance medley relay team of sophomore Michaela Whitelaw (Swarthmore, Pa./ Strath Haven), senior Jaleesa Akuoko (Wauwatosa, Wis./ West), junior Kayla McDonald (Summit, N.J./ Summit), and junior Julia Sizek (Dayton, Ohio/Oakwood) has qualified to participate in the 2012 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships.
  • Women Finish 3rd, Men 5th at UAA Indoor Championships
    February 26, 2012
    NEW YORK -- The University of Chicago women's team placed third while the men's team captured fifth place at the 2012 University Athletic Association Indoor Track & Field Championships at the New Balance Track & Field Center in Manhattan. New York University served as the host.
  • Men 1st, Women 4th After UAA Championship Day 1
    February 25, 2012
    NEW YORK -- After the first day of the 2012 University Athletic Association Indoor Track & Field Championships at the New Balance Track & Field Center in Manhattan, the University of Chicago led the way on the men's side while occupying fourth place in the women's competition.
  • Maroons Win Margaret Bradley Invite
    February 18, 2012
    CHICAGO -- The University of Chicago men's and women's indoor track & field teams both led the way at the Margaret Bradley Invitational Saturday at the Henry Crown Field House.
  • Women 4th, Men 7th at Chicagoland Championships
    February 11, 2012
    NAPERVILLE, Ill. -- The University of Chicago women's team captured fourth place and the men's team finished seventh at the 2012 Chicagoland Indoor Track & Field Championships Friday and Saturday at North Central College.
  • Women Place 4th, Men 6th at Whitewater Invite
    February 04, 2012
    WHITEWATER, Wis. -- The University of Chicago women's and men's indoor track & field teams captured fourth and sixth place, respectively, at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Warhawk Invitational Friday and Saturday.
  • Maroons Sweep UChicago Duals
    January 28, 2012
    CHICAGO -- In their first home event of the season, the University of Chicago men's and women's track & field teams swept their opponents in the UChicago Duals Saturday at the Henry Crown Field House.
  • Maroons Compete at I-55 Triangular
    January 21, 2012
    BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- The University of Chicago men's and women's indoor track & fields teams both finished third at Illinois Wesleyan University's I-55 Triangular Saturday afternoon.
  • Maroons Open Season at Oshkosh Dual
    January 14, 2012
    OSHKOSH, Wis. -- The University of Chicago men's and women's track & field teams opened their 2012 indoor campaigns with dual meet losses Saturday at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. The men fell 87-47, while the women dropped an 88-48 decision.
  • Laurie McElroy Named Associate Head Track & Field Coach
    January 03, 2012
    CHICAGO -- University of Chicago Director of Athletics Tom Weingartner has announced that Laurie McElroy has been appointed associate head track & field coach.