Charlevoix County College Sports Digest puts spotlight on Molly Jeakle, Caroline Boss

SPOTLIGHT
• Molly Jeakle (Charlevoix 2012) opened the season by securing a career-best time of 4 minutes, 53.21 seconds in a 10th-place finish in the mile at the Notre Dame Invitational for the No. 19 Michigan State University women’s indoor track and field program on Jan. 29 in South Bend, Indiana.
Among the field of six teams, the Spartans clinched third.

 

• Caroline Boss (Charlevoix 2014) captured a top performance among the NCAA Division III in the 800-meter run after securing an eighth-place finish in the event at the Grand Valley State University Mike Lints Open for the Calvin College women’s indoor track and field program on Jan. 30 in Allendale.
In the competition, the sophomore secured a career-best time of 2:18.32 en route to leading the Knights to finish 13th among the field of 18 teams.
Among Division III, she is seeded at No. 34 in the event with an adjusted time of 2:19.91 that was converted due to the dimensions of the track she competed on being oversized.

MEN’S BASKETBALL
• Corey Redman (Boyne City 2015) secured an appearance at guard for Central Michigan University (12-9) in a 77-65 triumph at Bowling Green State University (13-8) on Jan.30 in Mount Pleasant.
For the season, the freshman’s tallied 2.8 points and 1.5 rebounds per game.

• Zach Hankins (Charlevoix 2014) contributed two points, two rebounds, two blocks and one steal at center for NCAA Division II No. 25 Ferris State University (16-3) in a 79-69 victory at Hillsdale College (11-6) on Jan. 28 in Hillsdale.
On Jan. 30, the sophomore followed by providing three blocks and two rebounds in a 74-72 loss at home to Saginaw Valley State University (16-4) in Big Rapids.
For the season, he’s compiled 4.7 points and 3.6 rebounds per game.

• Jay Redman (Boyne City 2012) provided seven points, three rebounds and one assist at guard for Lawrence Tech University (5-19) in an 89-42 loss at NAIA Division I No. 13 Cornerstone University (17-5) on Jan. 27 in Grand Rapids.
On Jan. 30, the senior followed by delivering nine points, six rebounds and two assists in a 61-40 triumph at home against Lourdes University (8-15) in Southfield.
For the season, he’s totaled 4.5 points and 1.7 rebounds per game.

• Josh Puroll (Boyne Falls 2012) added one rebound at forward for Lawrence Tech University against Lourdes University.
For the season, the senior’s tallied 1.3 points and 0.4 rebound per game.

MEN’S INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD
• Eric Buday (Charlevoix 2011) is a fifth-year senior and middle distance runner for Michigan State University, which clinched third among the field of six teams at the Notre Dame Invitational on Jan. 23 in South Bend, Indiana.
He did not compete.
For his career, Buday holds a personal best in the 800-meter run of 1 minute, 54.67 seconds.

• Winter Romeyn (Ellsworth 2015) is a freshman distance runner for Michigan State University.
In the fall, he competed for the MSU cross country program and posted a personal-best effort on 5,000-meter courses of 16:18.9.

• Tevin Larmond (Boyne City 2013) collected runner-up in the 60-meter dash (7.1 seconds) and 200-meter dash (22.98 seconds) at the Don and Riley Zimmer Classic for Spring Arbor University on Jan. 29 in Angola, Indiana.
The meet was not scored.

• Tristan Rudolph (Charlevoix 2014) finished 50th in the 3,000-meter run at the SVSU “Jet’s Pizza” Invitational with a time of 9:49.81 for Aquinas College from Jan. 29-30 in University Center.
The Saints did not compete in the team scoring.

• Andrew Plude (Charlevoix 2012) is a senior at distance for Saginaw Valley State University, which clinched fourth among the field of five teams at home in the SVSU “Jet’s Pizza” Invitational on Jan. 29.
He did not compete.
For his career, he holds personal bests in the 1,500-meter 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.

• Luke Hawley (East Jordan 2012) is a senior at distance for Aquinas College.
He did not compete at the SVSU “Jet’s Pizza Invitational.
For his career, he’s achieved personal bests in the 600-meter run and 800-meter run of 1:24.01 and 1:55.81, respectively.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL
• Rainey McCune (Boyne City 2014) contributed six rebounds, five points and three assists at guard for National Junior College Athletic Association Division II No. 5 Schoolcraft College (21-1) in a 76-56 victory at St. Clair County Community College (13-7) on Jan. 25 in Port Huron.
On Jan. 30, the sophomore followed by finishing with nine points, three assists, two steals and one rebound in a 74-38 triumph at home against Alpena Community College (3-13) on Jan. 30 in Livonia.
For the season, she’s compiled 6.0 points and 2.3 rebounds per game.

WOMEN’S INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD
• Kayla Keane (East Jordan 2015) is a freshman at distance for No. 14 University of Michigan, which captured victory among the field of six teams at the Notre Dame Invitational on Jan. 30 in South Bend, Indiana.
She did not compete.
In the fall, she 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 No. 19 Michigan State University, which clinched a third-place finish among the field at the Notre Dame Invitational.
She did not compete.
During the cross country season, the freshman collected a personal-best effort on 6,000-meter courses of 20:59.

• Kylie Hicks (Boyne City 2014) led the NCAA Division II No. 4 Grand Valley State University women’s indoor track and field program to victories in back-to-back competitions.
On Jan.22, the sophomore sprinter collected fifth in the 400-meter dash (59.52 seconds) and eighth in the 200-meter dash (27 seconds) en route to leading the Lakers to best the field of eight teams at home in the GVSU Open in Allendale.
On Jan. 30, she followed by securing third with the 4×400-meter relay (3:58.5) and eighth in the 400-meter dash (58.24) for the Lakers at home in the GVSU Mike Lints Alumni Open in a victory among the field of 18 teams.

• Kaleigh Beard (East Jordan 2012) is a senior at throws for Spring Arbor University, which competed at the Don and Riley Zimmer Classic on Jan. 29 in Angola, Indiana.
The meet was not scored, and the senior did not compete.
For her career, she’s tallied personal bests in the hammer throw and shot put of 98 feet, 1.5 inches and 29-0, respectively.

 

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