2018-19 Women's Track & Field
Nicole Berneche Distance
Nellie Bonham Throws
Sydney Bronner Jumps
Sarah Caesar Distance
Alaina Carpenter Distance
Kailee Carro Distance
Emma Chelsvig Distance
Maranda Donahue Distance
Sierra Fischer Sprints
Katherine Germann Mid-Distance
Maria Greer Throws
Kayla Horne Sprints
Jordan Houlihan Sprints
Taylor Justison Mid-Distance
Claire Kovarik Distance
Hayley Krulik Throws
Charlotte LaFleur Throws
Shannon Lahey Sprints/Jumps
Celia McGhiey Mid-Distance
Sarah Messerschmidt Distance
Lauren Mikolajczak Throws
Kate Mitchell Mid-Distance
Anne Mou Jumps
Peyton Nash Distance
Kathleen Neal Distance
Michelle Pierce Throws
Olivia Recker Distance
Julia Rustmann Distance
Taylor Smith Sprints
Carli Sowonik Pole Vault
Aaliyah Strickland Sprints
Full Roster
Lauren Mikolajczak

Lauren Mikolajczak

Events Throws
Yr. So.
Hometown Bloomingdale, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Montini Catholic

2020: Led the team in the weight throw while competing in six meets for the Brown & Gold… Posted back-to-back first-place finishes in the weight throw, first with a 54-5½ (16.60m) on Jan. 17 and later a 54-6¾ (16.63m) at the John Gartland Invitational on Jan. 24… Finished third in the weight throw with a mark of 54-3¾ (16.55m) on Feb. 7 at the Windy City Rumble… Recorded her career best in the weight throw on Feb. 15 at the GVSU Big Meet, where her mark of 55-4¼ (16.87m) ranks third all-time for Valpo… Finished the year with a 51-9¼ (15.78m) weight throw in the MVC Indoor Championships on March 1.

2019: Competed in every indoor meet for Valpo as a sophomore, appearing exclusively in the weight throw… Had her best performance in the team’s opening meet with a sixth-place finish at the Blue and Gold Invitational and a mark of 50-9½ (15.48m)… Finished eighth in a large field at the GVSU Tune-Up on Feb. 15, hitting a distance of 49-1 (14.96m)… Hit 48-9½ (14.87m) at the MVC Indoor Championships… Set a personal record in javelin throw at 87-4 1/2 (26.63m), shot put 35-38 ½ (10.88m) and discus 121-3 (36.96m)… Finished in the Top 5 in program history in the hammer throw with a 151-2 (46.08) at the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational.

2018: On Jan. 12 at the Bob Eubanks Open, recorded a distance of 35-06, which was the team’s third-best indoor distance… Earned the team’s best distance in the weight throw with 51-1 on Feb. 24 at the MVC Indoor Championships… With a team best in the hammer throw on April 7 at the Gibson Invite, threw for a distance of 143-7.25. On May 13 at the MVC Championships, she threw for a distance of 115-6.61 in Discus.