Ericka Vanderlende Ranked No. 2 Nationally In The 3200

           Ericka Vanderlende shown competing at the 2017 Foot Locker Midwest Regional.

Ericka Vanderlende currently holds a substantial lead in Michigan's 3200m rankings during this early stage of the 2018 outdoor track season.  The Rockford junior recorded an outstanding time of 10:21.17 on route to winning the 3200m race at the Greenville At Rockford meet, which took place on March 26th.  In addition to her state leading time, Vanderlende's result represents a US No. 2 (overall), a US No. 1 for junior athletes and a new pr.  Vanderlende, who also excels in the 800m, 1600m / 1 Mile and 5K XC events, appears poised to have an excellent 2018 campaign following her impressive outdoor season debut.    

* A sample of Ericka's extensive list of high school accomplishments include: 

- 2017 MHSAA State Championships - 1600m / 13th Place (5:00.21) 

- 2017 MHSAA State Championships - 3200m / 18th Place (11:05.30) 

- 2017 Division 1 Michigan State Cross Country Champion - 5K (17:16.80) 

- 2017 Foot Locker Nationals - 5K XC / 25th Place (18:38.20) 

- 2017 Foot Locker Midwest Regional - 5K XC / 5th Place (17:37.20) 

- 5K Cross Country PR - 17:09.42

- 2018 New Balance Nationals Indoor - 2 Mile / 5th Place (10:25.33)  

- 1 Mile (Indoor) PR - 4:56.40 

Michigan's 3200m Rankings / Overall (2018 Outdoor) - Top Three 

USA's 3200m Rankings / Overall (2018 Outdoor) - Top Three  

 
USA's 3200m Rankings / Junior Athletes (2018 Outdoor) - Top Three 
 
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