Track & Field

Gretchen Homan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Elkhorn, Wis.

High School:
Catholic Central

Position:
Long Sprints

Experience:
SR/SR

Gretchen Homan

05/05/2013

Track & Field Concludes Action at BIG EAST Outdoor Championships

MU men placed 12th, women 13th at BIG EAST

05/04/2013

Carlye Schuh Places Second in Long Jump at BIG EAST

MU men in ninth, women 11th at Rutgers

05/02/2013

Marquette Track and Field Heads to BIG EAST Outdoor Championships

MU will compete Friday-Sunday at Rutgers

04/20/2013

Jack Hackett Leads Marquette in Day Two Out West

MU competed at Bryan Clay Invite and Mt. SAC Relays

04/17/2013

Golden Eagles Flock to Six Track & Field Meets Across the Country

Track and field to compete Thursday-Sunday

02/05/2013

Homan and Winter shine at the Meyo Invite

Gretchen Homan's performance in the 400m dash and Kyle Winter's time in the 800m run were Marquette's Track and Field Performances of the Week at Notre Dame's Meyo Invitational on Feb. 2, 2012.

Track & Field Personal Bests (as of June 2013)

Indoor-
200:
26.13 seconds
400:
42.43
400:
56.55 (No. 2 all-time at MU)
500: 1:17.47 (No. 7)

Outdoor-
200:
25.44 seconds
400:
56.09 (No. 3)


2012-13:
BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (Jr.): Competed in the 400 meters during the 2012-13 indoor campaign... Posted a new personal-best, a BIG EAST qualifying mark, and the No. 2 time on Marquette's all-time list at the Meyo Invitational (Feb. 2) in the 400 meters with a time of 56.55 ... Placed 15th at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships at the SPIRE Center with a time of 57.37 seconds in the 400-meter run ...2013 Indoor Performance List.
Outdoor (Jr.): Competed in the 200 meters and the 400 meters during the 2013 outdoor campaign... Registered a new-personal best in the 200 meters with a time of 25.48 at the USF Bulls Invitational (March 15)... Posted a new personal-best and the No. 3 time on Marquette's all-time list in the 400 meters with a time of 56.09 at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships (May 4), where she placed 16th overall ... Also ran as part of the 4x100- and 4x400-meter relays at the BIG EAST meet, which placed ninth and 11th, respectively ... Recorded a BIG EAST qualifying mark at the USF Bulls Invitational (March 15) in the 400 meters with a time of 56.52 ...2013 Outdoor Performance List.

2011-12:
BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (So.): Homan competed in two events during the indoor season, primarily focusing in on the 400-meter dash ... Notched a personal-best run of 57.78 during the preliminary rounds of the BIG East Conference Indoor Championships (Feb. 18) ... Competed in the prestigious Meyo Invitational (Feb. 4) , finishing with a time of 58.18 ... Competed in both the Bill Bergan Invitational (Jan. 28) and the Blue & Gold Invitational (Dec. 2) ... Finished second at the Badger Track Classic (Jan. 14) ... Participated in the 300-meter run at the Milwaukee Dual (Jan. 20) meet ... Also competed in the 4x400-meter relay with teammates Katie Kemmerer, Katherine Hein and Stephanie Grant at the BIG East Conference Indoor Championships (Feb. 19) ... The team notched the third best mark in school history with a time of 3:48.97...2012 Indoor Performance List.
Outdoor (So.): Homan competed in two events during the outdoor campaign, including five times in the 400-meter dash ... Won the 400 at the Lee Calhoun Invitational (Apr. 14) posting a personal-best time of 56.36 ... Notched a time of 56.73 during the preliminary rounds of the BIG East Conference Outdoor Championships (May 5) ... Ran the 400 at the Bryan Clay Invitational (Apr. 20), the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational (Mar. 31), and the Bulls Invitational (Mar. 16) ... Also participated in the 200 meter dash three times, including a second place finish at the Marquette Invitational ( Apr. 28) ... Finished third in the 200 at the Milwaukee Dual (Apr. 5) meet .. Posted her best time of the season at the Bulls Invitational (Mar. 16) with a mark of 25.90 ... Also ran in the 4x400-meter relay at the BIG East Conference Outdoor Championships (May 6) with teammates Jenny Zahn, Katherine Hein and Stephanie Grant ... The relay team posted the ninth-best time in school history with a mark of 3:50.01 ... Homan also participated in the sprint medley relay at the Lee Calhoun Invitational (Apr. 13) with teammates Chanel Franklin, Katie Kemmerer, and Sarah Ball...2012 Outdoor Performance List.

2010-11:
BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (Fr.):
Competed in the 200-, 300-, 400-meter dashes and 500-meter runs during the indoor season... Set a personal record in the 500 at the Meyo Invitational (Feb. 4) with a time of 1:17.47, placing her seventh all-time at MU ... Led the 4x400 relay team to a 3:52.91 finish at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships .... Ran the 200 and 400 during the outdoor season ...
Outdoor (Fr.): Competed at four outdoor meets in the 400, including a 22nd-place finish (57.35 seconds) in the preliminaries at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships ... Notched an outdoor PR of 56.87, the No. 4 mark all-time at MU in the 400 at the Bryan Clay Invitational (April 15) ... Ran a time of 25.44 seconds in only 200 race of the outdoor season at the Beach Invitational (April 16).

High School: Homan comes to Marquette as a three-year letter winner in track and field at Catholic Central High School where she earned all-conference honors in each of the last two years. In addition to all-conference honors, Homan was named first team all-state and was also named the Racine Journal Times 2009 Athlete of the Year. Holds school records in the 200 meters (25.32 seconds), 400 meters (56.69 seconds) and the 1,600-meter relay (4:05).


Championships History

BIG EAST Indoor Championship
2013-
400-meter dash: 15th (prelim./57.37 seconds)
4x400-meter relay
: 10th (3:48.98; second leg w/Kemmerer, Schweikert and Hein)
2012-
400-meter dash:
23rd (prelim.)(57.78 seconds)
4x400-meter relay: 12th (3:48.97; lead leg w/Kemmerer, Hein and Grant)

BIG EAST Outdoor Championship

400-meter dash:16th (prelim./56.09 seconds)
4x100-meter dash: 9th (46.88 seconds; third leg w/Kemmerer, Schuh and Franklin)
4x400-meter relay
2012-

4x400-meter relay: 9th (3:50.01; lead leg w/Zahn, Hein and Grant)
2011-
400-meter dash: 22nd (prelim.) (57.35 seconds)
4x400-meter relay:13th (3:53.91; lead leg w/Zahn, Hein and Grant)

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