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.
Wichita, Kan. - Not one but two school records were broken and three new personal records set as the Warrior Track & Field Team competed at the KT Woodman Track Invitational hosted by Wichita State on Saturday, April 16. Perfect weather as well as great competition from local NCAA D1 schools help set the standard for the day and put the Warriors in position to compete as well as they did.
Wichita, Kan. - The Sterling College Warrior Track & Field Team continued their early season success with another solid performance this past Saturday at the Friends University Enduro Classic in Wichita, KS. The Warriors finished the day with eight top three finishers and a total of four event champions.
Sterling, Kan. – Jillian Linnebur, a junior from Colwich, Kansas, was named Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) Women’s Track Athlete of the Week for her performance at the Friends University Enduro Classic meet on Saturday.
Shawnee, Okla. – Cold, wind and even some drizzle couldn’t keep the Sterling College Warriors from placing well at the Oklahoma Baptist Bison Invitational on Saturday. In their second meet of the season and the first since spring break, the Warriors brought home three event champions, four runner-ups ant two third place finishes. Three Sterling athletes were named KCAC Athletes of the Week because of their performance in the meet. Sara Steria, Jessica Stuart, and Alex VanLoenen all received the conference honor.
On Saturday, April 10, the Sterling College track team members did something they haven't done in a very long time. They competed at home. Due to the recent track renovation-which included a track surface installed in the summer of 2009 and a new discus and hammer ring installed just this spring-Sterling College was able to hold a home track meet for the first time in over a decade as the host of the ACCK Championships.
As part of a renewed commitment to the Champions of Character program, sponsored by the NAIA, the KCAC has recognized six Sterling College, fall sport, student-athletes for their commitment to the five Champions of Character core values. These core values are Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Sportsmanship, and Servant Leadership. The awards were given out on Saturday at half-time of the men's basketball game.