The 4x800 meter relay of Roman Lipinski, Patrick Hetlage, Paul Burka, and Lazarus Williams finished 3rd at the state meet earning All-State honors. Roman Lipinski also earned All-State in the 800 meter run. Full results can be found here.
Track & Field
"DEFEND THE TRADITION"
Track and Field at SLUH is an extension of our school community. Our team aims to embody its highest ideals and values. Track & Field at SLUH is about more than winning. It is a part of our spiritual life, a way to honor God, a part of the way in which we are striving to become better human beings. We recognize that it is a gift to be able to compete and share the experience of athletic competition and training with a team. We approach everything we do in a spirit of gratitude to God who gave us our gifts, to our parents and families, to our teammates, to our coaches, and to past athletes in the SLUH Track & Field program.
The team competed in the District Championships on Saturday, May 13 at Parkway South. SLUH qualified to Sectionals in 11 of the 19 events. Results can be found here. The team is next in action on Saturday, May 20 at Marquette for Sectionals.
The Varsity and Junior Varsity teams both won the MCC Championships on Thursday, May 4. This is the 5th consecutive varsity title and 11th in the past 12 years. Results for both divisions can be found here.
Day 2 of the Kansas Relays included three 2nd place finishes. Jayson Ashford finished 2nd in the 100 meter dash. The 4x800 of Lipinski, Hetlage, Burka, and Williams and the 4x400 of Lipinkski, Jaleel Ashford, Williams, and Jayson Ashford both finished 2nd as well. Results
The Distance Medley Relay school record was broken on day 1 of the Kansas Relays. Sophomores Patrick Hetlage and Charlie Perry, freshman Lazarus Williams, and junior Paul Burka ran 10:46.62, taking 6 seconds off of the school record. In addition, senior Jayson Ashford qualified to the finals of the 100 and the 4x400 meter relay of Roman Lipinski, Jaleel Ashford, Lazarus Williams, and Jayson Ashford qualified to the finals.
The track and field program took 2nd place at the prestigious Dale Collier Invitational. Results to the meet can be found here.
The track and field team won the All Catholic Invitational on Saturday hosted by Chaminade. Event winners included the 4x800 Relay, the 4x400 Relay, Jayson Ashford in the 100 and 200, Roman Lipinski in the 800, Andrew Pluff in the Javelin, Daniel McMurran in the high jump, and Sean Hruz in the pole vault. Results can be found here.
The Track & Field team competed in two meets hosted by Webster Groves High School. The Dan Sebben Varsity Invitational took place on Tuesday, April 4. SLUH sent a V2 team to compete against the varsity teams of other schools. Results can be found here. The team also competed in the Webster JV Invitational on Thursday, April 6. The results for the top 6 overall can be found here and SLUH results can be found here.
The track and field team won the MCC Relays by 22 points over DeSmet. There were lots of great individual performances by the team in this early season conference competition. The results can be found here.
The Festus Earlybird Invitational was hosted by Festus High School on Saturday, March 25. This was the first varsity competition of the season and the team finished 5th of the 19 schools who participated. Results can be found here.
What a great day for our first meet of the season! Please click here to access the results page.
The first JV and Freshmen meet of the season is Wednesday, March 22 at SLUH.
The first day of practice for the upcoming season is Monday, February 27.
If you are requesting a lighter workout, an alternative workout, or a day off today due to a diagnosed or suspected injury, please complete this form by the end of your lunch period. You are never free to skip practice. You must complete this form before speaking to a coach about the issue. Never assume that your plan for the day is what the coaches will have you do. Under most circumstances, you will still be working out, doing therapy or performing service to the team. Fill out a new form every day you are requesting consideration for your situation, unless you have directly worked out a long-term plan with the head coach.
After first being approved by the coaches, any runner who is not involved in regular daily practice due to an injury or potential injury should be cross training every day, according to a specific program approved by a trainer or physician and your coach. On days when you are not cross training, you will likely be asked to serve the team in some capacity. Use this form every day to report your workout. Completely fill in in the requested numbers. Failure to give an adequate, complete, daily description will be considered the same as skipping practice.
The Study Group is a group of athletes who have asked for extra support and flexibility from the coaching staff in order to be academically successful. Being a member of the Study Group commits the athlete to completing this report every school day. If you faithfully meet this commitment and find that you are in a situation that requires you to miss a meet or a practice in order to keep up with academic work, the head coach may excuse you. You are never excused without the approval of the head coach. Our hope is that a daily piece of communication will help you be more aware of what you need to do and will help the coaching staff to support you in your studies. If a pattern of repeated requests for absence develops, the coaches, you, and your parents will meet to discuss the situation.