Wednesday, February 13, 2013
West Bloomfield High School senior signed on to run at the University of Michigan next fall.
Wednesday, February 13
The following information was submitted in a press release. West Bloomfield High School senior Erin Finn will compete in the Gazelle Sports/Adidas Elite Meet at the Kelly Family Sports Center in Allendale this Saturday. Finn, who recently signed on to officially compete at the University of Michigan next fall, holds the state 3,200-meter record and the indoor national 5,000 meter record. She also finished second at the USA Cross Country Championships in the junior race on Feb. 2. The top nine finishers from the preliminary heats of the long jump and the 60-meter dash will compete in an Elite Final. The main event is the Elite Mile, with a roster of invite-only competitors. The event, hosted by Grand Valley State University, is part of the…
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Two of the high school's senior class of student-athletes officially decided where to play after graduation.
Two West Bloomfield High School seniors joined student-athletes from across the country Wednesday in formally signing their letters of intent to compete at respective colleges, universities, and service academies next fall. Star runner Erin Finn and tennis player Aerielle Pendleton committed to the University of Michigan and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee at a small ceremony where friends, neighbors and coaches discussed the pasts and futures of the two Lakers student-athletes. For Finn in particular, it's a time of finalty for those schools in and far outside of Michigan which had studied and cornered them throughout their decorated careers. Last November, Finn won for the second consecutive year at the Division 1 cross-country …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Despite faster time (17 minutes, 46 seconds) than last year's showing at Kenosha, WI course, West Bloomfield High School senior fails to qualify for national race.
West Bloomfield High School senior cross country runner Erin Finn placed 12th in the Foot Locker Midwest Regional Championship Saturday morning in Kenosha, WI. Finn ran in 17 minutes, 46 seconds, with a pace time of 5:44. Mishawaka High School (IN) sophomore Anna Rohrer finished first with a time of 16:54. With the finish, Finn fails to qualify for the Foot Locker National Championship Dec. 8 in San Diego. It's a disappointing finish for the scholar athlete and state champion, who onlookers said collapsed at the end of the race and received medical attention. Finn said in a Nov. 7 interview posted to YouTube that she had hoped to qualify for the national race but had changed her style due to iron deficiency diagnosed this season. Last …
Sunday, November 4, 2012
West Bloomfield High School senior defeats second place by 17 seconds with a personal record of 17 minutes, 7.9 seconds.
West Bloomfield High School senior Erin Finn won for the second consecutive year at the Division 1 cross-country state championship Saturday in Brooklyn despite a change in style brought upon by iron deficiency. The Detroit Free Press reported that Finn, who ran a personal record 17:07.9, has been running with an iron deficiency discovered this season. It caused her to run differently than she did when she won last year with a time of 17:22.6. Finn said in a release posted to milesplit.com said that she would run for the University of Michigan next fall on a talented squad that also includes Shannon Osika (Waterford Mott), Brook Handler (Rochester) and Taylor Manett (Rockford). Finn plans to major in biomedical engineering.
Monday, August 20, 2012
West Bloomfield High School's 18-year-old cross country phenom ready to begin the season.
Monday, June 4, 2012
Erin Finn of West Bloomfield won the state championship in the 3,200-meter run at the Division 1 state track and field finals on Saturday in East Kentwood.
Hail to the victor! Junior Erin Finn of West Bloomfield High School won the state championship in the 3,200-meter run in record-breaking fashion at the Division 1 state track and field finals on Saturday in East Kentwood. Finn set a state meet record with a time of 10:17.86 in winning the 3,200 run.
Friday, May 11, 2012
West Bloomfield High School junior going for record time in 3,200-meter state championship next month.
Friday, January 13, 2012
The West Bloomfield High School junior cross country star now qualifies for a national award.
Friday, December 30, 2011
The West Bloomfield High School junior cross country phenomenon finished first in every league meet this past season.
Patch came in to West Bloomfield in February of what will be remembered by many as a long, interesting year in the township. Between several interesting sports and games which turned into debate which turned into stories, videos, and photos, Patch was in a fairly unique position of providing the forum for these stories – and residents views on them – to be heard. Today, we'll begin to look back on 2011 by remembering a key story: With the way West Bloomfield High School junior Erin Finn's 2012 seasons went, cross country fans must be wondering what she could possibly in store for an encore. From the Aug. 31 Mustang Invitational in Northville to the MHSAA Div. 1 State Final, Finn finished first in the 5,000-meter race 11 straight times, …
Saturday, November 5, 2011
West Bloomfield High School junior Erin Finn ran 17 minutes, 22.6 seconds to win Saturday.
BROOKLYN — West Bloomfield High School junior Erin Finn continued her unbeaten 2011 season with a win in the Michigan High School Athletic Association state championship at Michigan International Speedway Saturday. She said that her time of 17 minutes, 22.6 seconds wasn't what she had hoped, but it was enough to best Rockford senior Taylor Manett by two seconds. Fellow Laker Ben Griessmann finished 102 for the boys with a time of 16:40.3, while junior Bjorn Kempf finished 129 with a time of 16:49.6.