Another Strong Weekend For HP Alumni

Sunday, February 12 2012

Several Highland Park Track & Field Alumni are having strong indoor seasons for their college teams!


Ben Swerdlow (HP Class of 2009) of Cornell College raced the 5,000 meter run at the Darren Young Classic on 2/11/2012.  He ran 16:40.52 to finish in 17th place.



Washington University runner Mike Boughdiri (HP Class of 2009) competed at the Fighting Scot Invitational on 2/11/2012.   He ran 1:58.99 for the 800 meter run to finish in 6th place.  He also ran a leg in the 4X400 relay.



Elon University runner Ari Rothschild (HP Class of 2011) ran in the JDL Fast Track Collegiate Invitational.  He ran the 5,000 meter run in 15:53.56 to finish in 11th place.



Matt Black (HP Class of 2009) of Eastern Illinois University had a great race at the Grand Valley State University Invite.   He ran a very fast 8:36.46 for the 3,000 meter run to finish in 3rd place.  He also competed in the 800 meter run.   Matt ran a PR of 1:57.73 to finish in 30th place.


800 Video

Great job by all of the athletes that have continued to compete after their high school careers at Highland Park High School.    Good luck the rest of your season!  

If anyone has any other alumni updates, please let us know!