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
Maranda Donahue

Maranda Donahue

Events Distance
Yr. Fr.
Hometown Delton, Mich.
High School (Prev. School) Delton-Kellogg

2022 (Cross Country): Finished the 6K in 24:26.2 at the Bradley Pink Classic on Oct. 14... Was second on the team in the 6K at the MVC Championship on Oct. 28 with a time of 24:19.5... Led the team with a 6K of 23:20.8 at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional on Nov. 11.

2022 (Track & Field): Had the team’s top time of the season in the indoor 800 at 2:22.15... Also was the team leader in the outdoor 800 at 2:20.12... Achieved that career-best outdoor 800 time at the MVC Outdoor Championships, where she also PR’d in the 1,500 (4:47.48)... During the indoor campaign, achieved a PR in the mile (5:28.53, Windy City Rumble).

2021 (Cross Country): Finished the 5K in 19:56.3 at the Valparaiso Winrow Open on Sept. 3... Completed the 6K in 23:53.0 at the Sept. 17 Illinois State Invite... Reached the finish line in 19:46.9 at the Joe Piane – Notre Dame Invitational’s 5K on Oct. 1... Posted a 24:26.1 in the 6K at the Bradley Pink Classic on Oct. 15... Led the team at the MVC Championship on Oct. 29 with a 6K time of 23:24.9... Was second on the squad with a 23:52.5 in the 6K at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional on Nov. 12.

2021 (Track & Field): Held the team’s top time of the season in the indoor 800-meter run, turning in a 2:35.51 on Jan. 29 at the GVSU Bill Clinger Classic… Competed in the indoor mile with a season-best 5:30.01 coming on Feb. 13 at the GVSU Big Meet… Led the team in the outdoor 800 for the season with a 2:22.26 on April 16 at the Gibson Invitational… Also competed in the outdoor 1500, turning in her top time of the year in the MVC Championships with a 4:51.68.

2020-21 (Cross Country): Placed third on the team with a 20:13.2 at the MVC Championship on March 3 at Evansville.

2020 (Track & Field): Recorded three PRs in as many meets for Valpo… On Jan. 25, ran her fastest 3000-meter run of 11:56.07 at the John Gartland Invitational, finishing fifth… Recorded a career-best mile time of 5:33.97 on Feb. 7 at the Windy City Rumble… Set a personal record in the 800-meter run on Feb. 15 at the GVSU Big Meet with a time of 2:28.52… Ran a 2:31.57 in the 800 at the MVC Indoor Championships… Also at the Championships, ran the second leg of both the 4x400 and distance medley relays.

2019 (Cross Country): Competed in all six meets for Valpo as a sophomore… Opened her season with a 5K mark of 20:12.3 at the Crusader Open, which Valpo hosted on Sept. 6… Recorded a career-best mark of 20:41.65 at Notre Dame’s Joe Piane Invite on Oct. 4… Continued with a 6K PR in her next meet, running a 24:16.4 at the Bradley Pink Classic on Oct. 18… On Nov. 2, nearly matched her season-opening mark on the same course, running 21:12.5 at the MVC Championships, which Valpo also hosted… Finished her season on Nov. 15 with a 24:49.0 mark in the 6K at NCAA Great Lakes Regional.

2019 (Track & Field): Was part of all four of Valpo’s indoor 4x400-meter relay teams, including running anchor on the squad’s best time of the season (4:12.62) at the MVC Indoor Championships… Had her best indoor 800-meter run time of the season at the GVSU Open on Jan. 25, hitting 2:29.05… Ran a 2:35.26 in the event at the MVC Indoor Championships…. Had a top indoor mile time of 5:41.74 at the Fred Wilt Open on Feb. 2 at Purdue…Had her personal best in the outdoor 1500-meter run at the Illinois Twilight (5:11.58) on April 13. Also competed in the 800-meter run and the 4x400 Meter Relay.

2018 (Cross Country): Featured in all six meets as a freshman for Valparaiso…Posted her top 5K time of the year at 20:21.2, as well as a fourth-place team finish at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships…Came in third for the team at the Bradley Pink Classic, finishing in 25:00.5…Finished the season off at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional, where she clocked a 25:31.8 time.