Trisha King, ‘AHS 11, picked up the lone gold medal for Trine University, Angola, Ind., in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Track & Field Jamboree, Saturday, April 14, at Albion (Mich.) College.
King,daughter of Pete and Luana, was victorious in the women’s 400-meter race. She finished a full half-second ahead of the rest of the field with a time of 58.96 seconds and set a school record.
She also finished seventh in the 200 in 27.03 and was on the 4×400-meter relay team that took third in four minutes, 9.42 seconds, breaking its own school record set earlier in the season.
Lincoln Frey, PHS ‘10, a sophomore at Trine, finished in a tie with teammate Nicholas Muir for fourth place in the men’s pole vault, clearing a height of 3.97 meters.
The son of Jack and Carol, he also finished 17th in the 1500.
Katrina Gobrogge, AHS ‘08, a senior at Hope College, finished second in the women’s 800 meter run. The daughter of Neal and Beth, she ran the race in 2:17.67, .19 (19 hundredths) of a second behind the winner.
She was also on the women’s 4×400 team that finished second.
Hope College, Holland, Mich., swept the men’s and women’s team titles.
Katie Miller, AHS ‘09, was named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference softball Hitter of the Week, Monday, April 9.
A junior at Defiance College, Miller hit a tiebreaking tworun home run to give DC a 5-3 lead in the top of the seventh inning at Franklin (Ind.) College, Saturday, April 7. The Jackets went on to win 5-4.
She posted a batting average of .571 by going 8-14 in four conference games Friday and Saturday, April 6-7. Of the eight hits, three were homers and five were doubles, giving her a slugging percentage of 1.429.
She batted in seven runs in the Jackets’ last three games.
As of April 9, she leads the team in home runs, doubles, runs batted in, slugging percentage, and total bases.
Through eight games, she has a .481 batting average with a 1.111 slugging percentage in HCAC action.
She is the daughter of Mark and Joyce, Archbold.