Track and Field 

Brad Lorr, a Woodstock High School graduate, can compete on the track and in the field for Milwaukee School of Engineering. 

The Raider junior competed in four events at the Warrior Track and Field Invitational, which was held at Wisconsin Lutheran College in Milwaukee, Wis. 

His top finish was in the high jump. He took fifth with a leap of 1.65 meters. He also cracked the top 10 in the 100-meter high hurdles and the javelin. He was ninth in both events. He finished with a time of 17.55 seconds in the high hurdles and a throw of 41.59 meters in the javelin. Lorr was also 21st in the discus. 

He helped the MSOE Raiders take second with 114.5 points. Michigan Tech took first with 204.5 points.

Maura Beattie (Woodstock) took 18th in the 1,500-meter run at the Michael Johnson Invitational, which was hosted by Baylor University and held at the Clyde Hart Track and Field Stadium in Waco, Texas. The Northern Illinois University sophomore finished the race in 4:45.16. Team scores were not kept.

Tim Semmen (Woodstock) finished the 800-meter run in 2:04.60 at the Augustana College Meet of Champions, which was held at the Paul V. Olsen Track in Rock Island. The Luther College senior finished 33rd overall. As a team, Luther took ninth with 36.14 points. North Central College took first with 169.50 points.



Austin Butts and Eric Bell, both Woodstock grads, helped McHenry County College defeat Robert Morris University’s junior varsity team 30-5. Butts, who was 4-for-5 with a homer, a double and a walk, scored five times and drove home four. Bell, who also homered, finished 2-for-3. His other hit was a triple. Bell drove home three runs and scored twice. In the 9-6 win over Morton College, Bell was 1-for-3 with a walk. He scored once. Butts was the pitcher of record in MCC’s 6-5 win over Rock Valley College. Butts, who worked 5.0 innings, allowed one earned run on six hits He fanned three. With the win, Butts improved to 3-0. 

Mike Koscielniak (Marian Central) was 3-for-4 as his college team, Vassar College, defeated Western Connecticut State University 17-5. Koscielniak crossed the plate three times in the game. In Vassar’s 11-3 win over Stevens Institute of Technology, Koscielniak was 1-for-4 with a triple. He finished with one RBI and one run scored. In Vassar’s 1-0 loss to WCSU, the former MCC player walked twice. Vassar is 11-15 overall and 6-6 in the Liberty League.

AlexFerguson (Woodstock) worked one inning to help the University of Minnesota-Duluth defeat Concordia University-St. Paul 13-12. Ferguson allowed one earned run on three hits. The Minnesota-Duluth Bulldog baseball team is 23-9 overall and 16-4 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.

Jamie Huntley (Woodstock North) worked two innings for Beloit College in a 12-11 loss to St. Norbert College. He did not suffer the loss. He allowed two earned runs on four hits. He fanned two and walked one. Beloit is 17-7 overall and 6-2 in the Midwest Conference.



Katelyn Johnson (Woodstock) was 2-for-3 with a double to help Webster University defeat Spalding University 7-5. Johnson scored one of Webster’s runs. The junior also had hits in three other games. In the 15-12 slugfest win over Robert Morris University-Springfield, Johnson was 1-for-3 with three walks. She crossed the plate three times. Johnson was 1-for-4 in the 4-3 victory over Spalding. She scored once and drove home one. She was 1-for-4 and scored a run in the 14-2 victory over Principia College. Webster has won nine games in a row. They are 14-15 overall and 8-6 in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Dan Chamness covers the college careers of Woodstock-area athletes.

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