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Girls' Track & Field




Girls’ Track & Field is open to any Fenwick female student regardless of experience or expertise. This is a sport for any athlete with any interest or talents. There are 18 events in an outdoor meet for sprinters, distance runners, throws, vault and jumps. The season begins in January.


  • Varsity
  • JV


  • 2019 SECTIONAL CHAMPIONS (First in School History)
  • 2019 Team wins FIRST Track Championship in history at the Sullivan Invitational.
  • 2018  Claire Gatermann set a new school pole vault record and finished 13th at State.
  • 2018  Margaret O'Brien finishes 6th in the 3200 m run at State
  • 2018 The 4x8 relay team finsihed 6th at State with runners Maria Quinn, Marie O'Brien, Maggie VanErmen, and Laura Durkin
  • 2018 Other State Quaifiers were Colleen Grogan (hurdles), Emma Hackett (discus) and Laura Durkin (800)
  • 2017 Claire Gatermann became the First Fenwick Pole Vaulter to qualify for the State Finals.
  • 2017  Colleen Grogan qualified in the high and low hurdles
  • 2017 Margaret O'Brien qualified in the 3200 m run.
  • 2016 -  6 girls qualified for the IHSA State Finals including two in the 300 m hurdles (a first for Fenwick girl's)
  • 2016 Grace Cronin ’16 set five records in her last three meets and went on to become the IHSA State Champion in the 300m hurdles

Coaching Staff

  • Dale Heidloff, Head Coach,, ext. 222
  • Kevin Roche, Assistant Coach,, distance
  • Gus Coronado, Assistant Coach, distance
  • Tom Lavins, Assistant Coach,  high jump
  • Gail Casey, Assistant Coach, Horizontal Jumps
  • Colleen Wieites, Assistant Coach, sprints
  • Judi Tichacek, Assistant Coach, throws
  • Halle Winkler, Assistant Coach