News Release, Calvert County Public Schools
The Calvert County Public Schools Board of Education recently honored the Northern High School girls indoor track and field team for winning the 3A Maryland Public Secondary School Athletic Association (MPSSAA) Team Championship for Indoor Track. Hannah Mack was recognized for her individual state championship in the 3200-meter run, as was Oakley Olson for winning the 1600-meter run.
Dr. Daniel D. Curry, Superintendent, said, “We are very proud of these athletes who are outstanding students, as well.”
This year marked the second state championship for the team, coached by Josh Dawson and assistant coaches Kevin Delamer, John Urdahl, Clayton Lewis and Andy Cerrito. The team was the 2018-2019 Southern Maryland Athletic Conference (SMAC) champion and 3A Indoor East Region runner-up. Team members are Claudia Dolan, Roni Dolan, Allie Droneberger, Jasmine Holland, Kathryn Lawless, Diamond Lewis, Hannah Mack, Oakley Olson, Abby Setzfand, Alaina TeSelle, and Sydney Yankanich.
Prior to winning the state championship, Oakley was both the MPSSAA 3A Indoor Regional champion and the SMAC champion in the 1600. She contributed to two school records in the indoor 4×1600 and 4×800 relays and was the SMAC champion in the 4×800 relay and 800-meter dash.
Like Oakley, Hannah was a member of the 4×1600 and 4×800 relays teams that set school records. She was the MPSSAA 3A Indoor Regional champion in the 3200 and a member of the 4×1600 team that placed 3rd at the New Balance Indoor Nationals, where she also placed 11th in the 5000-meter run.