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2016 Women’s Indoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week – No. 3 (Feb. 3)

February 03, 2016
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By Scott Barker, Communications and Sports Information Intern

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kasey Renshaw of Siena Heights (Mich.) has been named NAIA National Women’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week and Hannah Segrave of Milligan (Tenn.) has been selected as the NAIA National Women’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week, the national office announced Wednesday. Renshaw and Segrave were selected based on their performances from Jan. 25 – 31. The fourth Women’s Indoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week will be announced on Feb. 10.

Women’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week:
Kasey Renshaw, Siena Heights (Mich.)
Sr., Litchfield, Mich.

• Finished first in the weight throw at the Indiana University Relays - against NCAA DI athletes - on Jan 30. Participating schools included Louisville, Indiana, Cincinnati (Ohio), Purdue (Ind.), Alabama, Tulane (La.) and Norte Dame (Ind.).
• Her throw of 21.59m beat out the second-place finisher by 0.01m.
• By throwing 21.59m, she crushed her previous Siena Heights school record of 20.32m that she set at the Aquinas College Quad Meet No. 2 on Jan. 22, 2016.
• She has thrown 3.18m farther than any NAIA athlete this season. She holds the fourth longest toss in all college divisions (NCAA DI, DII, DII and NAIA).
• Qualified for the NAIA Indoor Track & Field National Championships by hitting the “A” standard. She also qualified for the USA Track & Field Championships in Portland, Ore.
• This is her second career National Indoor Track & Field Athlete of the Week award, both this season.

Women’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week:
Hannah Segrave, Milligan (Tenn.)
Jr., Middlesbrough, U.K.

• Finished sixth in the 800-meter run against NCAA DI athletes at the Camel City Invitational in Winston-Salem, N.C. on Jan. 30.
• Her time of 2:07.37 is the fastest in the NAIA this season by over 3.5 seconds.
• Hit the “A” standard and qualified for the NAIA Indoor Track & Field National Championships held in Johnson City, Tenn.
• Broke her own school record of 2:10.27 that she set at the 2015 Indoor Track & Field National Championships.
• Broke her own school record of 2:10.27 that she set at the 2015 NAIA Indoor Track & Field Championships.
• This is her first career National Indoor Track & Field Athlete of the Week award.

For the complete Athlete of the Week calendar, click here.

Track Nominees: Aliyah Reams, Missouri Baptist; McClendon Alliah, William Woods (Mo.); Julia Blumkaitis, Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.); Cindy Reed, Oregon Tech; Megan Sullivan, Eastern Oregon; Brooke Johnson, St. Francis (Ill.); Caitlin Clark, Spring Arbor (Mich.); Abby Dunn, Goshen (Ind.); Sarah McBeath, Indiana Wesleyan; Jamie Annis, Grace (Ind.); Marissa DeWispelare, Doane (Neb.); Kayla Byl, Dordt (Iowa); Katie Krick, Nebraska Wesleyan; Emily Sievert, Concordia (Neb.); Skylar Forgey, Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.); Lauren Spranger, Northwestern (Iowa); Leonie Robinson, Southern-New Orleans (La.); Tarah Alexander, William Penn (Iowa); Ronnoja Ayers, Grand View (Iowa); Taylor Needham, Southwestern (Kan.); Robyn See, Sterling (Kan.); Natali Engle, Friends (Kan.); Jordan Calderwood, Ottawa (Kan.); Halsie Large, Bethany (Kan.); Taylor Needham, Southwestern (Kan.); Rea Samuels, McPherson (Kan.); Mackenzie Boles, Indiana East; Katie Guarnaccia, Point Park (Pa.); Kayla King, Viterbo (Wis.); Brittney Grove, Dickinson State (N.D.); Seri Geisler, Valley City State (N.D.); Erica Fee, Waldorf (Iowa); Rachel Heuchert, Jamestown (N.D.); Monique McPherson, Wayland Baptist (Texas); Stephanie Quintero, Texas Wesleyan; Tiffany Rauch, Indiana Tech; Kathy Middaugh, Aquinas (Mich.); Mildrenae Young-Brooks, Siena Heights (Mich.)

Field Nominees: Anna Houston, William Woods (Mo.); Darneshia McCray , Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.); Talitha Fagen, Eastern Oregon; Isi Edeko, St. Francis (Ill.); Amy Blucker, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.); Bethany Kuenzer, Spring Arbor (Mich.); Christie Huston, Indiana Wesleyan; Stephanie Coley, Concordia (Neb.); Elizabeth Bohlmann, Morningside (Iowa); Kendal Holloman, Baker (Kan.); Christina Schatz, Central Methodist (Mo.); Jennifer Davis, Grand View (Iowa); Meaghan Foster, William Penn (Iowa); Bryanna Music, Ottawa (Kan.); Bailey Collier, Southwestern (Kan.); Bryanna Music, Ottawa (Kan.); Kaitlyn Keck, Friends (Kan.); Trisha Spivey, Indiana East; Shania Pokorny, Viterbo (Wis.); Alysse Charlesworth, Dickinson State (N.D.); Patricia Molina, Waldorf (Iowa); Kaiann Arellano, Jamestown (N.D.); Kayla Grigg, Indiana Tech

2015-16 Women's Indoor T&F Composite Award Winners (Field, Track)
Week 1 (January 20): Amy Blucker, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) , Kim Wood, Concordia (Neb.)
Week 2 (January 27): Kasey Renshaw, Siena Heights (Mich.) , Monique McPherson, Wayland Baptist (Texas)
Week 3 (February 03): Kasey Renshaw, Siena Heights (Mich.) , Hannah Segrave, Milligan (Tenn.)