Dual Meet Record

1975 - 2016

252 - 64  (.797)

Team Championships

Conference Sectional

Richwoods Records

Entering 2016 Season

4x800 9:45.5 Lynch, Ivory, Wood, Robertson '90
4x100 :48.3 Detra, Marks, C. Nash, Yates '13
3200 10:51.7 Amy Guard '00
100H :14.2 Brenna Detra '13
100 :11.8 Alisha Smith '04
800 2:15.5 Hallema Ivory '91
4x200 1:42.6 Johnson, Mitchell, Ross, Thomas '08
400 :56.3 Brenna Detra '13
300H :42.6 Brenna Detra '13
1600 5:09.0 Amy Guard '00
200 :24.2 Brenna Detra '12
4x400 4:00.9 Jackson, Lynch, Huffman, Ivory '90
SP 40'10¼" Jewel Sanders '06
Disc 148' 7" Jewel Sanders '06
LJ 19' 0" Brenna Detra '13
TJ 38' 5" Donielle Ross '08
HJ 5' 7" Alex Starks '07
PV 8' 8" Natalie Robbins '09

2016 IHSA Class AA

Qualifying Standards

4x800 9:52.80
4x100 :50.40
3200 11:37.20
100 H :15.90
100 :12.80
800 2:23.30
4x200 1:47.50
400 1:00.00
300 H :47.70
1600 5:20.90
200 :26.30
4x400 4:09.10
Shot Put 37' 11"
Discus 112' 2"
 Long Jump 16' 11.5"
Triple Jump 34' 9"
High Jump 5' 1"
 Pole Vault 9' 7"


Richwoods Women's Track Team Welcomes You

To The Knightly News


What One World Champion Believes Helped Her Succeed

September 11, 2011
Jenny Simpson discuss the top five aspects of her life that have helped her reach the level of a World Champion. Jenny won the 1500 meter gold medal at the 2011 World Championships in Daegu, South Korea. (From Flotrack)

Watch more video of Reflecting with World Champ Gold Medalist Jenny Simpson on flotrack.org

Proposed IHSA State Qualifying Standards Released

September 11, 2011
IHSA has released the recommendations made by the Track Advisory Committee for the Automatic Qualification Standards for the State Championships for the 2012 Track & Field season...
Read the 2012 Proposed Standards...

 IHSA Track Advisory Committee - FAT for All Sectionals

September 11, 2011
The IHSA Track Advisory Committe voted 9-0 in recommending that every sectional meet must have FAT timing. In reporting the vote in DyeStat IL Bob Geiger, co-editor, noted that the "FAT Proposal will need to pass through three more committees before being passed into consideration; however it is very rare that a 9-0 vote from the advisory board gets turned down through the process."...
Read the complete IHSA Track Advisory Committee Minutes...

2011 IAAF World Championship Results and Videos

September 4, 2011
World Championship Videos Complete results can be found at
this IAAF Results link.

Video highlight coverage can be found at
this Flotrack Video link or at
this IAAF Video link.

What Makes You Fast?

August 31, 2011
World Record Can current science provide an answer to the question of "Why is that runner faster than I?"
A brief video presentation by San Francisco area based strength and conditioning coach Jeremy Lawson provides significant insight into this issue and goes a ways towards an answer.  Read more...

DQ Is No Sweet Treat at World Championships

August 29, 2011
Daegu 2011 At the World Championships in Daegu, Korea, two current world record holders discovered that the letters DQ failed to signify a Dairy Queen treat and were far from sweet.  Read more...

Videos of Track & Field World Record Performances 

July 26, 2011
flotrack vids  World Record performances are rare events. Unfortunately access to videos of them tends to be just as rare. We have searched and found the best available footage of those record performances or, if unavailable, of other particularly noteworthy efforts and assembled them on our site utilizing Flotrack's player system.

Access to these videos is via the "Video" tab atop any page or you may CLICK HERE.
Video Retrospective

Detra Named PJS Track Athlete of the Year

June 16, 2011
PJS Track Athlete of the Year - Brenna Detra She’s determined, focused and fast.  

Richwoods sophomore Brenna Detra set the bar high for the sprinters and hurdlers trying to keep up with her this season, and that’s why she is the 2011 Journal Star Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year.    Read more...

Knights Track Moves to IHSA Class AAA

June 16, 2011
In the three years since the implementation of 3 class track, Richwoods has had the opportunity it has long awaited, state competition with similar sized schools - and has reaped the reward by posting 6th and 8th place finishes in Class AA the past two seasons. But, no more...

PJStar Honor Roll Meet

May 23, 2011
Women's Results     -     Entries   

Detra Earns Knights 8th Place Finish at State

May 23, 2011
Richwoods finished in 8th Place at the IHSA State Championship on the strength of sophomore Brenna Detra's four medal winning performances.    Read more...

Current Honor Roll

May 15, 2011
Richwoods team members are included in several postions on the current Honor Roll released by the Journal Star while several other Knights await the receipt of actual entries from all schools to determine if they make the final list of competitors.

Sectional Results

May 14, 2011
Richwoods placed third in the powerful Rock Island Sectional. Complete Results

Sectional Meet Information

May 10, 2011
The IHSA Sectional Meet entries are in place and the schedule set. All of the current information is available in the Meet Program.

Conference Champions

May 7, 2011
Mid-State 6 Conference Champion Richwoods Knights Since the opening weeks of training the Richwoods coaches had directed the attention of the team to claiming the 2011 Girls Mid-State 6 Conference Track and Field Championship and on a sunny and mild Friday evening the Knights achieved the goal.    Read more...

Conference Meet Entries Set

May 4, 2011
The participants in the 2011 Girls Mid-State 6 Conference Track and Field Championship Meet were entered at the annual seed meeting of the teams' coaches on Tuesday.    Read more...

Nutrition and the Track Athlete

April 18, 2011
IAAF Nutrition Guide Nutrition plays a key role in everyone's life but none moreso than that of an athlete. Proper diet and hydration are integral to maintaining both a healthy lifestyle and a foundation upon which to build a training and competition regimen.   Read more...

Knights Stumble at Washington

April 15, 2011
Knights Lose at Washington On a evening thsat saw the wind blow relentlessly and temperatures drop, the Knights failed to take advantage of their usual forté - the ability to perform well in adverse weather conditions - and fell by a single point to host Washington by the score of 73-72.   Read more...

 Richwoods at Springfield Southeast Invitational

April 9, 2011
 Richwoods traveled to Springfield to compete for the first time in the Spartan Invitational at Southeast High School. The meet plays host to some of the most recognized and annually powerful programs typically vying for state championships including host Southeast ('10 Class AA Champion), East St. Louis ('10 Class AAA Runner-Up), Evanston and Morgan Park.   Read more...

Morton at Richwoods

March 31, 2011
While host Richwoods ran relatively well on the track, the team fell well short in the field by a 16-38 score and lost the meet to visiting Morton by a 69-77 count.

Cogdal Relays

March 27, 2011
The Knights were the top scoring of the 35 women's teams participating at the 45th annual Cogdal Relays held on the campus of Illinois State University at Horton Field House. Richwoods amassed a total of 69 1/6 points.   Read more...

Season Opener     Postponed - Cold

March 23, 2011
The Knights are in the final day of preseason with the competitive season to open Thursday via a visit to Dunlap. The meet is schedule to begin at 4:00 p.m. Unfortunately the weathermen are failing to cooperate and are providing forecasts calling for a high of 40 with blustery conditions. Well, it is Track Season after all.

Intrasquad Meet

March 19, 2011
The Knights took advantage of a glorious Saturday morning to run a limited event intrasquad meet at Endres Field. The meet is held annually to allow new team members the opportunity to be actively involved in a meet prior to the beginning of the true competitive year.   Read more...

Sectional Assignments

March 4, 2011
The IHSA has announced its assignments for the 2011 Women's Track & Field Sectional Championships.   Read more...


2011 Schedule     

2011 Leaderboard