Marion, Ind. – The Sterling College Women’s 3200 meter relay (4x800m) consisting of Whitney Duatel, Jillian Linnebur, Jessica Stuart, and Julie Penner broke their own school record of 9:32.31 with a time of 9:31.94 and finished 18th at the 2011 NAIA Women’s Outdoor Track and Field National Championship in Marion, Indiana.
Sterling, Kan. - The Sterling College Women's 4x800 meter relay team will be travelling to Marion, IN on March 24th to compete at the NAIA Track & Field Championships hosted on the campus of Indiana Wesleyan University. Relay members consist of Whitney Dautel, Jessica Stuart, Jillian Linnebur and Julie Penner. The relay team qualified for the National Championships with their time of 9:32.3 ran at the 50th Southwestern Relays back on April 30th, which was also a school record.
Kansas City, Kan. - Three Lady Warriors have been named 2011Daktronics-NAIA Division II Women's Basketball Scholar Athletes. Megan Patrick, Kelly Curtis, and Julie Penner all earned the honor in 2011. In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved a junior academic status.