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A look at graduates from Charlevoix County in college sports

SPOTLIGHT
• Molly Jeakle (Charlevoix 2012) has delivered a career-best performance in every race this season for the Michigan State University women’s indoor track and field program.

 

On Jan. 29, the senior bested her previous top performance in the mile by nearly 10 seconds in a 10th-place finish in the event at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 4 minutes, 53.21 seconds in South Bend, Indiana.

From Feb. 5-6, she followed by finishing fourth with the 4,000-meter distance medley relay (11:35.85) and 25th in the mile (4:52.43) at the Meyo Invitational in South Bend, Indiana.
In Jeakle’s most recent effort, she clinched sixth in the 3,000-meter run at the SPIRE NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Invitational with a time of 9:43.51 from Feb. 12-13 in Geneva, Ohio.
None of the competitions were scored.

• Zach Hankins (Charlevoix 2014) secured his fourth double-digit scoring performance of the season at center for the Ferris State University men’s basketball program (19-9) in a 78-69 loss at Grand Valley State University (17-10) by contributing 10 points, eight rebounds, two blocks and one assist on Feb. 25 in Allendale.
For the season, the sophomore’s totaled 4.5 points and 3.7 rebounds per game.

• Jay Redman (Boyne City 2012) collected his second double-digit scoring effort of the season at guard for the Lawrence Tech University men’s basketball program (6-24) in a 72-71 loss at home to Aquinas College (21-10) by producing 12 points, four rebounds and two assists on Feb. 3 in Southfield.
For the season, the senior’s tallied 4.6 points and 1.8 rebounds per game.

• Caroline Boss (Charlevoix 2014) captured victory in the 800-meter run (2:21.24) and runner-up with the 4×400-meter relay (4:22.76) at the Aquinas College Little Meet for the Calvin College women’s indoor track and field program in a second-place finish among the field of five teams on Feb. 12 in Grand Rapids.

• Rainey McCune (Boyne City 2014) clinched her fourth double-digit scoring performance of the season as a starting guard for National Junior College Athletic Association Division II No. 10 Schoolcraft College women’s basketball program (24-3) in an 82-75 loss at Delta College (17-10) by producing 10 points and two rebounds on Feb. 20 in University Center.
For the season, the sophomore’s compiled 5.8 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game.

MEN’S BASKETBALL
• Corey Redman (Boyne City 2015) hauled in one rebound at guard for Central Michigan University (15-13) in a 71-65 loss at Eastern Michigan University (15-13) on Feb. 9 in Ypsilanti.
For the season, the freshman’s totaled 2.0 points and 1.2 rebounds per game.

• Josh Puroll (Boyne Falls 2012) contributed six points and one rebound at forward for Lawrence Tech University (6-24) in a 66-59 loss at home to the University of Michigan – Dearborn (11-19) on Feb. 17 in Southfield.
For the season, the senior’s tallied 1.7 points per game.

MEN’S INDOOR TRACK & FIELD
• Tevin Larmond (Boyne City 2013) placed ninth in the 200-meter dash (22.97 seconds) and 22nd in the 60-meter dash (7.24 seconds) at the Hillsdale College Wide Track Classic for Spring Arbor University from Feb. 5-6 in Hillsdale.
The meet was not scored.

• Tristan Rudolph (Charlevoix 2014) captured eighth in the mile at the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships with a time of 4:34.89 for Aquinas College in a third-place finish among the field of six teams on Feb. 20 in Grand Rapids.

• Luke Hawley (East Jordan 2012) is a senior at distance for Aquinas College.
For his career, he’s a four-time qualifier for the NAIA National Track and Field Championships and has achieved personal bests in the 600-meter run and 800-meter run of 1:24.01 and 1:55.81, respectively.

• Andrew Plude (Charlevoix 2012) is a senior at distance for Saginaw Valley State University, which competed at the Grand Valley State University Tune-upon Feb. 19 in Allendale.
The meet was not scored.
From Feb. 27-28, the Cardinals will resume competition at the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships in Tiffin, Ohio.
For Plude’s career, he’s compiled personal bests in the 1,500-meter run and 800-meter run of 4:03.75 and 1:59.19, respectively.

• Nick Plude (Charlevoix 2015) is a freshman distance runner for Saginaw Valley State University.

WOMEN’S INDOOR TRACK & FIELD
• Kayla Keane (East Jordan 2015) is a freshman at distance for No. 6 University of Michigan, which competed at the Alex Wilson Invitational on Feb. 20 in South Bend, Indiana.
The meet was not scored.
From Feb. 26-27, the Wolverines will resume competition at the Big Ten Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships in Geneva, Ohio.
In the fall, Keane contributed a personal-best effort on 5,000-meter courses of 17 minutes, 39 seconds for the UM cross country program.

• Amber Way (Charlevoix 2015) is a freshman at distance for Michigan State University, which competed at the Grand Valley State University Tune-up on Feb. 19 in Allendale.
The meet was not scored.
From Feb. 26-27, the Spartans will resume competition at the Big Ten Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships.
During the cross country season, Way collected a personal-best effort on 6,000-mter courses of 20:59.

• Kylie Hicks (Boyne City 2014) collected eighth with the 4×400-meter relay (3:52.53) and 35th in the 400-meter dash (59.03 seconds) at home in the Grand Valley State University Big Meet Invitational for NCAA Division II No. 2 GVSU on Feb. 12 in Allendale.
On Feb. 13, the sophomore followed by securing third with the 4×400-meter relay (3:57.69) and 23rd in the 400-meter dash (59.28 seconds) at home in the GVSU Big Meet Open.
In her most recent effort, she placed fourth in the 400-meter dash (58.32 seconds) and with the 4×400-meter relay (3:59.14) at home in the GVSU Tune-up on Feb. 19 in Allendale.
None of the competitions were scored.

• Kaleigh Beard (East Jordan 2012) is a senior at throws for Spring Arbor University, which competed at the Hillsdale College Tune-up on Feb. 20.
The meet was not scored.
For Beard’s career, she’s compiled personal bests in the hammer throw and shot put of 98 feet, 1.5 inches and 29-0, respectively.

 

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