Squad looks to gain steam in a meet close to home before heading to the C-USA Championships
Student-athletes maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or better
Smith, Adamson and St. Etienne all finish in top eight of 400 meter hurdles
Coach Peterson looking forward to continuation of development from indoor athletes
Sonneborn wins event title in the 3,000 meter race
|Volk's Career Best Performances|
|60 Meter Hurdles||10.25 (2/15/13)|
|400 Meter||1:04.17 (12/1/12)|
|100 Meter Hurdles||17.01 (3/23/13)|
|400 Meter Hurdles||1:08.85 (3/9/13)|
Indoor Track and Field: Posted results in two regular season meets...competed in the 60 meter hurdles and the 400 meter dash once each...notched a 10.25 seconds in the 60 meter hurdles at the LSU Twilight (2/15/13)...posted a 1:04.17 in the 400 meter dash at the Panther Ice Breaker (12/1/12), her first collegiate meet.
Outdoor Track and Field:Posted results in three regular season meets...competed twice in the 100 meter hurdles and twice in the 400 meter hurdles...notched a personal best in the 100 meter hurdles with a finish of 17.01 at the LSU Relays (3/23)...also ran in the 100 meter hurdles at the Tulane Team Challenge (3/2), finishing in 17.13...recorded a personal best in the 400 meter hurdles at the Bob Hayes Cowboy Relays (3/9), finishing in 1:08.85...also ran in the 400 meter hurdles at the Tulane Team Challenge (3/2), notching a time of 1:12.84.
Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors.
About Heather Volk
Prep: Lettered all four years in track and field under Matt Rogers at St. Joseph's Academy...served as team captain during her sophomore, junior, and senior seasons...named team MVP all four years...selected to All-County in her final three seasons; garnering honorable mention as sophomore, First Team as a junior and Second Team as a senior...named All-District during her junior and senior seasons...earned All-Region as a senior...holds the school record in the shot put, high jump, 100-meter hurdles and 300-meter hurdles...Female Scholar-Athlete Award all four years...also lettered in basketball, swimming, and volleyball...earned top scorer award for basketball during her junior and senior campaigns.
Personal: Born Heather Mary Volk on June 14, 1994...the daughter of Albert and Caroline Volk...has one brother and twin sisters.