Track & Field 2013 - 2014

 

Alex Greenlaw Brad 'Watty' Watkins

Alex Greenlaw

Event:
100m, 200m
Year: Junior
Major: Mechanical Engineering Technology
Experience: Since I could walk
Hometown: Indian River, MI
Why NMU?: I like snow foxes.

Brad 'Watty' Watkins 

Position:
Coach, sprinters
Year: Senior
Major: Human Physiology 
Experience: 8 yrs.
Hometown: Dixon, IL
Why NMU?: They say it snows up here
Brent Adam Mogdics Chris Varner

Brent Adam Mogdics

Event:
Distance/ thrower
Year: Sophomore
Major: Public Relations
Experience: 3 yrs.
Hometown: Muskegan, MI
Why NMU?: It's hype, plus I don't drink coffee

Chris Varner

Event:
Shot put and discus
Year: Sophomore
Major: Wildlife Management
Experience: 7 yrs.
Hometown: Midland, MI
Why NMU?: Education, environment, far from home.
Dale Stark David Thompson

Dale Stark

Event: 
High Jumper
Year: Freshman
Major: Athletic Training
Experience: 2 yrs.
Hometown: Pellston, MI
Why NMU?: The snow.

David Thompson

Event: 
Distance
Year: Sophomore
Major: Sports Science
Experience: 4 yrs.
Hometown: Cary, IL
Why NMU?: To show winter's who's boss.
Georgie Dohl Jake Palomaki

Georgie Dohl

Event: 
Hurdles (100m, 300m), 200m, 400m, 4x200, 4x400
Year: Freshman
Major: Health & Fitness Management (Pre-med)
Experience: 4 yrs.
Hometown: Iron Rive
Why NMU?: Familiar environment and can continue favorite activities.

Jake Palomaki

Event: 
Sprints
Year: Sophomore
Major: Management of Health and Fitness
Experience: 8 yrs.
Hometown: Ishpeming, MI
Why NMU?: It is a nice school.
John Brant Madeleine Weidner

John Brant

Event: 

Year: Freshman
Major: Digital Cinema
Experience: 2 yrs.
Hometown: Escanaba, MI
Why NMU?: Northern, Naturally 

Madeleine Weidner

Event: 
Sprints
Year: Freshman
Major: Special Education
Experience: 6 yrs.
Hometown: Stillwater, MN
Why NMU?: Away from home.
Matthew LaBombard Max Bender

Matthew LaBombard

Event: 
Sprints, Mid-distance, long jump
Year: Freshman
Major: Human Centered Design
Experience: 6 yrs.
Hometown: Burton, MI
Why NMU?: Academic Programs

Max Bender

Event: 
Pole-vault and sprints
Year: Junior
Major: Graphic Communications
Experience: High school, club track last year
Hometown: Brighton, MI
Why NMU?: Nature
Michael Braswell Pearl Gaidelis

Michael Braswell

Event: 
Distance, Mid-distance
Year: Sophomore
Major: Industrial Maintenance 
Experience: 5 yrs. track 4 yrs. x-country
Hometown: South Haven, MI
Why NMU?: Against my will.

Pearl Gaidelis

Event: 
100, 200, 4x100, pole vault, 4x200
Year: Sophomore
Major: Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Experience: 6 yrs.
Hometown: Wakonda, SD
Why NMU?: The program and beautiful place to be!
Travis Lang Trent Davis

Travis Lang


Event: 
Distance
Year: Sophomore
Major: Management
Experience: 5 yrs.
Hometown: Crystal Lake, IL
Why NMU?: The best running trails on this side of the Mississippi.

Trent Davis

Event: 
Sprinter/ hurdles
Year: Sophomore
Major: Health & Fitness/ P.E. & Coaching
Experience: none
Hometown: Columbus, OH (Go Bucks)
Why NMU?: Outdoors, snow, lake, away from home.
Treven Gezella Zack McCreadie

Treven Gezella


Event: 
Sprints
Year: Freshman 
Major: Athletic Training
Experience: 4 yrs.
Hometown: Crivitz, WI
Why NMU?: They have a good AT Program

Zack McCreadie

Event: 
All/ Sprinter
Year: Senior
Major: Entrepreneurship 
Experience: none/ occasional run 
Hometown: Memphis, MI
Why NMU?: Outdoors/ hunting
Adam Schafer Adam Shoop

Adam Schafer


Event: 
400, 4x400, Pole Vault, 2x400
Year: Sophomore
Major: Biology/ Physiology, Pre-Physician's Assistant
Hometown: Beal City, MI
Why NMU?: Location, location, location

Adam Shoop


Event: 
400x800, 4x400, 400
Year: Sophomore
Major: Secondary Ed. Social Studies
Hometown: Muskegon, MI
Why NMU?: Northern Naturally

Ellen Tarvis Jorgen Chapin

Ellen Jarvis


Event: 
Sprints
Major: Elementary Education
Experience: 6 yrs. of track in high school and middle school
Hometown: Hancock, MI
Why NMU?: I've wanted to go to Northern since I was very young.

Jorgen Chapin


Event: 
Distance
Year: Sophomore 
Major: Management of Health and Fitness
Experience: 7 yrs.
Why NMU?: Fearless minds made NMU the place for me.