UChicago track and field teams go undefeated as hosts of Windy City Rumble

Rachael Jackson and Timofey Karginov
Rachael Jackson and Timofey Karginov

Meet Results

Team Scores

CHICAGO, Ill. – The University of Chicago track and field teams topped their 10 opponents in dual meet scoring as hosts of the Windy City Rumble on Saturday.

On the women's side, the Maroons were dominant with 14 event victories. Sophomore Rachael Jackson was a multiple winner in the 55-meter dash and the 55-meter hurdles. Freshman Amy Wang won both the long jump and triple jump. Senior Jennie Porter was the second leg for the winning 4x400-meter relay and distance medley relay. Sophomore Mikaela Hammel was also part of the 4x400 relay team, while taking first place in the 200 meters as well.

UChicago took the top six places in the one mile, led by sophomore Brianna Hickey who won by nearly 10 seconds. Additionally, the Maroons swept the top three spots in the 800 meters. Freshman Michelle Dobbs won the 800 by 10 seconds and ran the anchor leg in the 4x400 relay.

On the men's side, UChicago won five individual events. Freshman Nicholas Nielsen had the closest margin of victory, winning the 800 meters by 0.33 seconds. Two fellow freshman clinched victories as well with Timofey Karginov in the one mile and Joey Gary in the high jump. Sophomores Michael Bennett and Michael Frasco won the pole vault and 3,000 meters, respectively.

UChicago Top Finishers (Men)
800 meters – Nicholas Nielsen (1st, 2:00.20)
One mile – Timofey Karginov (1st, 4:27.16)
3,000 meters – Michael Frasco (1st, 8:44.74)
High jump – Joey Gary (1st, 1.66 meters)
Pole vault – Michael Bennett (1st, 4.66 meters)

UChicago Top Finishers (Women)
55 meters – Rachael Jackson (1st, 7.57)
55-meter hurdles – Rachael Jackson (1st, 8.59)
200 meters – Mikaela Hammel (1st, 26.50)
400 meters – Rachel Hile-Broad (1st, 1:01.89)
800 meters – Michelle Dobbs (1st, 2:14.27)
One mile – Brianna Hickey (1st, 5:05.49)
3,000 meters – Catherine Young (1st, 10:18.00)
4x400 relay – 1st, 4:00.34 (Franceska Tomasi, Jennie Porter, Mikaela Hammel, Michelle Dobbs)
Distance medley relay – 1st, 13:03.92 (Lily Ting, Jennie Porter, Rebecca Askins-Gast, Kim Kucharski)
High jump – Nelson Trotter (1st, 1.56 meters)
Pole vault – Mackenzie Smith (1st, 2.71 meters)
Long jump – Amy Wang (1st, 4.96 meters)
Triple jump – Amy Wang (1st, 10.44 meters)
Shot put – Reecie Dern (1st, 11.23 meters)

NEXT MEET:

  • Women: Friday, Feb. 14 – UChicago at Chicagolands (Naperville, Ill.), 5 PM
  • Men: Saturday, Feb. 15 – UChicago at Chicagolands (Naperville, Ill.), 11 AM