TRI-CITY AREA — The Davenport University women’s track team, which counts former Dryden standout Erin Boettcher among their ranks, took sixth place at the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Championships recently.

Saginaw Valley State University hosted the meet which contested February 24-25.

Boettcher fared best in the 1600 relay where she joined forces with Hailey Esser, Kierstyn Stoin and Erin Dorn to obtain a third. They required 3:57.21 to accomplish the feat.

In addition to that, Boettcher ranked sixth among 400-meter dash entrants. It was there she raced to a clocking of 57.51 seconds.

Gracie Klink, a Capac graduate, also competed at the GLIAC Indoor Championships. The Wayne State University freshman posted a high jump clearance of 4 feet 10 1/4 inches, good for a 12th-place showing.

Grand Valley State University (250.5 points) topped the team standings at meet’s end. They were followed by Saginaw Valley State University (102 points), Northern Michigan (97), Parkside (63.5), Wayne State (62), Davenport (61), Ferris State University and Purdue Northwest (27 each) along with Lake Superior State University (two).

Kevin Kissane

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.