2020-21 Women's Track & Field
Grace Aurand Distance
Sarah Caesar Distance
Alaina Carpenter Distance
Kailee Carro Distance
Maranda Donahue Distance
Danielle Durak Distance
Tori Gerhardt Throws
Tyler Howard Sprints
Claire Kovarik Distance
Hayley Krulik Throws
Charlotte LaFleur Throws
Kaitlynn Leady Distance
Lena Luebbering Throws
Lauren Mikolajczak Throws
Devyn Miller Throws
Kathleen Neal Distance
Joely Overstreet Distance
Sarah Padilla Distance
Mackenzie Patten Throws
Michelle Pierce Throws
Olivia Recker Distance
Ellie Roeglin Distance
Taylor Smith Sprints
Ally Thaxton Distance
Peyton Weber Hurdles/Jumps
Juel Wiseman Throws
Nyssa Zuehls Pole Vault
Full Roster
Alaina Carpenter

Alaina Carpenter

Events Distance
Yr. Jr.
Hometown Grandville, Mich.
High School (Prev. School) Grandville

2021 (Track & Field): Had the team’s best indoor 3000-meter run of the season at 10:48.84 on Feb. 13 at the GVSU Big Meet… Posted her season-best outdoor 1500 time of 5:05.60 on April 9 at the Big Blue Classic… Turned in her season-best outdoor 5000 time of 19:04.24 on April 16 at the Gibson Invitational.

2020-21 (Cross Country): Led the team at the MVC Cross Country Championship on March 3 at Evansville with a time of 19:18.2.

2020 (Track): Began her season with a 10:54.70 time in the 3000-meter run on Jan. 17 at the GVSU Bill Clinger Classic in Allendale, Mich… Finished ninth in the mile on Jan. 25 at the John Gartland Invitational… Authored a seventh-place finish in the mile on Feb. 8 at the University of Chicago’s Windy City Rumble, finishing with at a career-best 5:23.93… Recorded a PR in the 3000 on March 1 at the MVC Indoor Championships with a time of 10:43.06.

2019 (Cross Country): In her first cross country season, was second on the team in both the 5K and 6K… In her first collegiate cross country race, ran a 19:47.4 at the Crusader Open on Sept. 6…. Set new personal records in the following two 5Ks, including her career-best 19:10.42, which she recorded in Notre Dame on Oct. 4 at the Joe Piane Invite… Ran her best 6K on Oct. 18, recording a mark of 22:39.7 at the Bradley Pink Classic… Led her team in the MVC Championship on Nov. 2 in Valparaiso, finishing in 26th place with a time of 19:19.6. Also finished first on the team in the NCAA Great Lakes Regional on Nov. 15, completing the 6K in 23:01.0. 

2019 (Track): Recorded personal best and team second-best time in the indoor mile (5:34.80) on Feb. 2 at the Fred Wilt open and finished ninth… Ran her best indoor 800-meter run at the MVC Indoor Championships on Feb. 23 with a time of 2:28.22… Ran anchor in the indoor 4x400-meter relay on Jan. 25 at the GVSU Open, a squad that gave Valpo its second-best time of the season (4:25.07)... Did not compete during the outdoor season.