Crossroads League Announces Women’s Outdoor Track Award Winners

JACKSON, Mich. – The Crossroads League announced its 2022 Women’s Outdoor Track and Field All-League Team and Coach-of-the-Year honors on Wednesday, following Marian’s second-straight team title.

The Knights earned 19 All-Crossroads League honors from 14 different events and claimed victory in nine of the 22 events at the meet. Jai-Lyn Norwood was one of the standouts for Marian with top-three showings in the 400, 4×400, high jump, long jump and triple jump, while MU’s Michael Holman was named the Crossroads League Coach of the Year.

The All-Crossroads League honors are awarded to any individual or relay that finished among the top-three in an event. The Crossroads League Coach-of-the-Year honor is voted on by the league’s track and field head coaches.

2022 Crossroads League Coach of the Year
Michael Holman, Marian

2022 All-Crossroads League Performers

Giorgia Mameli, Marian
MaKayla Melvin, Marian
Jocelynn Burton, Marian

Erin Oleksak, Marian
Audrey Altum, Taylor
Emma Conrad, Grace

Gracious O’Connor, Grace
Giorgia Mameli, Marian
Jezelle Shaw, Indiana Wesleyan

Jezelle Shaw, Indiana Wesleyan
Kayla Kunkel, Bethel
Jai-Lyn Norwood, Marian

Giovanna Domene, Taylor
Erin Oleksak, Marian
Mariah Maley, Saint Francis

Kylie Sauder, Grace
Abbey Brennan, Taylor
Brooke Studnicki, Taylor

Abbey Brennan, Taylor
Brooke Studnicki, Taylor
Jenna Couwenhoven, Indiana Wesleyan

Alex Ebetino, Saint Francis
Macy Weaver, Mount Vernon Nazarene
Hailley O’Neill, Saint Francis

Leah Hall, Saint Francis
Emily Westrick, Spring Arbor
Macy Weaver, Mount Vernon Nazarene

Ahna VanderWall, Taylor
Giovanna Domene, Taylor
Audrey Brinkruff, Taylor

4×100 Relay
Jocelynn Burton / Giorgia Mameli / Erin Oleksak / MaKayla Melvin, Marian
Gracious O’Connor / Zoe Huley / Nordia Campbell / Lyne Camara, Grace
Kilynn Guiler / Kayla Kunkel / Brianna Hooton / Michelle Moraitis, Bethel

4×400 Relay
Erin Oleksak / Giorgia Mameli / Jai-Lyn Norwood / Taylor Thomas, Marian
Kailyn Ely / Blessing Laudermilch / Erin Wadley / Jezelle Shaw, Indiana Wesleyan
Tara Friesen / Sara Lopez-Ochoa / Zoe Huley / Kylie Sauder, Grace

4×800 Relay
Brooke Studnicki / Giovanna Domene / Corinne O’Leary / Abbey Brennan, Taylor
Anna Hulstedt / Tara Friesen / Heather Plastow / Kylie Sauder, Grace
Taylor Thomas / Adrianna Boyd / Liz Loichinger / Nora Steele, Marian

High Jump
Erin Oleksak, Marian
Lisa Ruffin, Bethel
Jai-Lyn Norwood, Marian

Pole Vault
Sandy Sledge, Marian
Jada Parzygnot, Bethel
Grace Conway, Bethel

Long Jump
Jai-Lyn Norwood, Marian
Erin Oleksak, Marian
Patience Sakeuh, Taylor

Triple Jump
Naomi Walters, Marian
Jai-Lyn Norwood, Marian
Blessing Laudermilch, Indiana Wesleyan

Shot Put
Arriana Benjamin, Marian
MarKalah Barnes, Bethel
Taylor Waterway, Indiana Wesleyan

Merideth DeVries, Indiana Wesleyan
Chloe Miller, Indiana Wesleyan
Arriana Benjamin, Marian

Madison Kauffman, Bethel
Chloe Miller, Indiana Wesleyan
Aanyah Wright, Huntington

Macy Puthoff, Indiana Wesleyan
Precious Wilkins, Indiana Wesleyan
Gisele Sallade, Indiana Wesleyan

Cailyn Pentecost, Bethel
Emma Pachulski, Spring Arbor
Olivia Lugibihl, Grace