Hope College’s Rachel Satkiewicz has been named The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Women’s Track Athlete of the Week for meets through February 19.
The junior from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan (Seaholm) improved her own indoor school record in the 400 meters at the Grand Valley State University Tune-Up.
Satkiewicz clocked a time of 58.91 seconds that converted to 59.63 seconds for the Flying Dutch’s record book. She finished seventh in a field of NCAA Division I, II and III runners.
Satkiewicz also led off the victorious 4x400 relay at the event.
This is the first time Satkiewicz has claimed the MIAA weekly honor.