Calvin Women's Track & Field Compete in GVSU Tune-Up

Calvin Women's Track & Field Compete in GVSU Tune-Up

ALLENDALE, Mich. – The Calvin women's track & field team competed in the GVSU Tune-Up meet on Friday evening.  

A handful of Calvin runners competed into today's meet looking to improve their performances before the MIAA Conference Championships.

There were a few top performances on the day. 

Senior Katie Diekema (Kenmore, Wash. / Inglemoor) took third place in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:15.84. 

Claiming the 10th place spot in the mile run was freshman Sadie Heeringa (Grand Rapids, Mich. / Grand Rapids Christian) with a time of 5:09.10. 

In the 3,000-meter run, senior Maria Kuiper (Zeeland, Mich. / Holland Christian) took fourth place crossing the finish line in a time of 10:46.21.

Freshman Tanya Visser (Grand Rapids, Mich. / Forest Hills Northern) finished in ninth place in the shot put with a throw of 36-7.

The Knights return to action on Saturday as they compete in the MIAA Championships.