TRI-CITY AREA — Robin LeFevere, a 2019 graduate of Imlay City High School, helped the Oakland University women’s track team bring home a second-place finish at the Horizon League Track and Field Indoor Championships recently.
It marked the third straight season Oakland has wound up second.
The meet, hosted by Youngstown State, was contested February 29-March 1.
LeFevere, a freshman, joined forces with Hannah Coverdill, Briana Walker and Chanel Gardner to win the 1600 relay in come-from-behind fashion. They crossed the finish-line 3:50.49 after the race got underway, almost two seconds quicker than the previous school record for the event.
In addition to that, LeFevere took seventh pitted against 400 dash foes. She required 58.13 seconds to accomplish the feat.
Oakland University senior Chanel Gardner won the race, stopping the watch at 55.56 en route.
LeFevere participated in the long jump at the Horizon League Indoor Championships as well. There she managed a performance of 5.22 meters, good for 13th place.
Milwaukee junior Kyra Arendt won the event with a performance of 5.84 meters.
Rebecca Measel, an Almont graduate, also competed at the meet. The Detroit Mercy junior pulled up 10th among mile run entrants, thanks to a time of 5:16.46.
IUPUI junior Katelyn Murphy was the event pacesetter. It took her 5:06.07 to cover the territory.
Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.