2008-09 Women's Track & Field
Amy Anderson Sprints/Hurdles
Jorie Ballun Distance
Amanda Body Sprints/Jumps
Whitney Bowman Distance
Alyssa Bradford Distance
Angie Brown Throws
Sara Christensen Distance
Kristine Clay Distance
Alison Eyer Jumps/Sprints
Julie Flowers Throws
Lydia Hurlbert Throws
Natalie McCorriston Throws
Laura Rolf Distance
Windy Santa Cruz Distance
Caitlin Sauerhage Distance
Emily Thompson Distance
Full Roster
Caitlin Sauerhage

Caitlin Sauerhage

Events Distance
Yr. Jr./So./So.
Hometown Rising Sun, Ind.
High School (Prev. School) Rising Sun [Indiana]

2008 (Cross Country): Competed in five races for Valpo, running among the Crusaders’ top-five on four occasions ... came within two seconds of career-best 5K time at Evansville Invitational, crossing the line in 19:18.56 ... was the third-fastest Valpo runner at the Horizon League Championships, again breaking the 20-minute barrier with a time of 19:56.39 ... was the second Crusader runner across the line at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional, taking the 8K course in a time of 24:39.5 ... named to the Horizon League Academic All-League squad ... earned Horizon League Academic Honor Roll recognition for both the fall and spring semesters.

2008 (Track and Field): Did not compete last season for the Crusaders.

2007 (Cross Country): Ran in five races in first season at Valpo, finishing as Valpo's third-fastest runner in all five meets ... kicked off Crusader career with a time of 20:22 over 5K at the Boston College Open ... lopped over a minute off of time to run a season-best 19:16.51 at Evansville Invitational, good for a 22nd place finish ... also registered a top-25 finish at the Horizon League Championships ... third-fastest Crusader at NCAA Great Lakes Regional, completing 6K in 23:51.28.

Indiana: Did not compete in cross country for the Hoosiers as a freshman.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Shiners ... qualified for state meet in 2004 ... won Ohio River Valley Conference championship in 2004 ... earned All-State 1A honors that same year ... earned All-Semistate honors in 2004 as well .. received All-Regional accolades in each of her last three seasons and All-Sectional honors all four years ... named team's Most Valuable Runner in each of her four seasons ... received Top Scholastic and Top Athlete awards at Rising Sun as a senior ... also earned four letters in track and field ... team Most Valuable Runner all four seasons ... qualified for states in the 1,600m run as a sophomore ... a two-time sectional champion in the 1,600m and 3,200m runs ... President of National Honor Society ... class valedictorian.

Personal: Caitlin is the daughter of Dennis and Marie Sauerhage ... major is psychology ... named to Valpo's Dean's List ... born October 1, 1987.