Members of the Gopher women's track & field team competed locally at Macalester's Janis Rider Invitational on Saturday
Learn about the women's track & field event groups and what to watch for in the upcoming season
2017 Season - Indoor: Competed unattached at five meets.
2017 Season - Outdoor: Competed unattached at four meets.
High School: A 2016 graduate of Midland High School where she competed for coach Diane Sugnet • a three-sport letterwinner during high school, earning varsity letters in track & field, cross country, and volleyball • seven-time All-Saginaw Valley Conference First Team and three-time all-state honoree • three-time state all-academic honoree • named 2016 Saginaw Valley League Scholar Athlete Award recipient • 10-time state meet qualifier with three appearances each in the 4x400m relay and 300m hurdles and two appearances each in the 4x100m relay and 4x200m relay • earned two top-five state finishes in the 300m hurdles, placing fifth as a sophomore (45.08) and third as a junior (44.37) before taking 19th as a senior (47.00) • ran on Midland’s all-state 4x400m relay team as a sophomore, placing sixth before finishing 11th as a junior and ninth as a senior • owns high school personal best marks of 16.14 seconds in the 100m hurdles, 44.37 seconds in the 300m hurdles, and 1:04.00 in the 400m hurdles.
Personal: Born December 31, 1997 • daughter of Dave and D’Andra Walter • has two siblings, David and Jessica • intends to major in computer science • enjoys hiking • graduate magna cum laude from high school.
|Walter's Indoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|200m||28.04 (UA)||St. Thomas Invite (1/20/17)|
|400m||1:02.61 (UA)||Jack Johnson Classic (1/28/17)|
|60m Hurdles||10.02 (UA)||Parents Day Invite (2/18/17)|
|Walter's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)|
|400m Hurdles||1:04.04 (UA)||BearCat Twilight (5/3/17)|
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