Dundas' Smith and Stenekes representing Canada at track competition

Sports Jul 17, 2017 by Craig Campbell Dundas Star News

Former Dundas Valley Secondary School track stars Jenna Smith and Brittany Stenekes are among 54 athletes who qualified to represent Canada in the 2017 Pan Am Under 20 track championships this week in Peru.

Smith qualified in the 400 metres during her first year at the University of Guelph, while Stenekes qualified in the 100-metre hurdles as a freshman at Cornell University in the National Collegiate Athletic Association.

Making Team Canada also required the former Dundas teammates to compete in the July 3-9 Canadian national championships in Ottawa.

At nationals, Stenekes matched her personal best time in the 100-metre hurdles this season, at 13.74 seconds, to earn a bronze medal in the under 20 category.

Smith just missed the medal podium with a fourth-place finish in the 400 metres in a time of 55.32 seconds — almost a second off her best time of the season at that distance. Smith also finished eighth in the 200 metres.

Canada’s under-20 team was scheduled to leave for Peru on Monday, July 17 and return on Monday, July 24 following the three-day competition.

Stenekes met the 100-metre hurdles qualifying standard of 14.30 for the under-20 team five times during the past outdoor season at Cornell. She ran a personal best of 13.74 seconds at the Ivy League Championships, where she finished fourth, and ran 13.90 sec. at the Larry Ellis Invitational, finishing second. Stenekes also ran, 14.08 sec. once, 14.09 sec. twice and her slowest time was 14.18 sec.

Stenekes did not meet the six-metre qualifying distance in the long jump. Her longest jump during her freshman year of National Collegiate Athletic Association competition was 5.64 metres.

Smith’s best outdoor performance in the 400 metres this season of 54.77 seconds was well under the qualifying time of 55.30 sec.

The Pan Am under-20 championships allow a maximum of two athletes per country to compete in each individual event, provided they have achieved the qualifying standard.

Dundas' Smith and Stenekes representing Canada at track competition

Former Dundas Valley Secondary track stars also competed at nationals

Sports Jul 17, 2017 by Craig Campbell Dundas Star News

Former Dundas Valley Secondary School track stars Jenna Smith and Brittany Stenekes are among 54 athletes who qualified to represent Canada in the 2017 Pan Am Under 20 track championships this week in Peru.

Smith qualified in the 400 metres during her first year at the University of Guelph, while Stenekes qualified in the 100-metre hurdles as a freshman at Cornell University in the National Collegiate Athletic Association.

Making Team Canada also required the former Dundas teammates to compete in the July 3-9 Canadian national championships in Ottawa.

At nationals, Stenekes matched her personal best time in the 100-metre hurdles this season, at 13.74 seconds, to earn a bronze medal in the under 20 category.

Smith just missed the medal podium with a fourth-place finish in the 400 metres in a time of 55.32 seconds — almost a second off her best time of the season at that distance. Smith also finished eighth in the 200 metres.

Canada’s under-20 team was scheduled to leave for Peru on Monday, July 17 and return on Monday, July 24 following the three-day competition.

Stenekes met the 100-metre hurdles qualifying standard of 14.30 for the under-20 team five times during the past outdoor season at Cornell. She ran a personal best of 13.74 seconds at the Ivy League Championships, where she finished fourth, and ran 13.90 sec. at the Larry Ellis Invitational, finishing second. Stenekes also ran, 14.08 sec. once, 14.09 sec. twice and her slowest time was 14.18 sec.

Stenekes did not meet the six-metre qualifying distance in the long jump. Her longest jump during her freshman year of National Collegiate Athletic Association competition was 5.64 metres.

Smith’s best outdoor performance in the 400 metres this season of 54.77 seconds was well under the qualifying time of 55.30 sec.

The Pan Am under-20 championships allow a maximum of two athletes per country to compete in each individual event, provided they have achieved the qualifying standard.

Dundas' Smith and Stenekes representing Canada at track competition

Former Dundas Valley Secondary track stars also competed at nationals

Sports Jul 17, 2017 by Craig Campbell Dundas Star News

Former Dundas Valley Secondary School track stars Jenna Smith and Brittany Stenekes are among 54 athletes who qualified to represent Canada in the 2017 Pan Am Under 20 track championships this week in Peru.

Smith qualified in the 400 metres during her first year at the University of Guelph, while Stenekes qualified in the 100-metre hurdles as a freshman at Cornell University in the National Collegiate Athletic Association.

Making Team Canada also required the former Dundas teammates to compete in the July 3-9 Canadian national championships in Ottawa.

At nationals, Stenekes matched her personal best time in the 100-metre hurdles this season, at 13.74 seconds, to earn a bronze medal in the under 20 category.

Smith just missed the medal podium with a fourth-place finish in the 400 metres in a time of 55.32 seconds — almost a second off her best time of the season at that distance. Smith also finished eighth in the 200 metres.

Canada’s under-20 team was scheduled to leave for Peru on Monday, July 17 and return on Monday, July 24 following the three-day competition.

Stenekes met the 100-metre hurdles qualifying standard of 14.30 for the under-20 team five times during the past outdoor season at Cornell. She ran a personal best of 13.74 seconds at the Ivy League Championships, where she finished fourth, and ran 13.90 sec. at the Larry Ellis Invitational, finishing second. Stenekes also ran, 14.08 sec. once, 14.09 sec. twice and her slowest time was 14.18 sec.

Stenekes did not meet the six-metre qualifying distance in the long jump. Her longest jump during her freshman year of National Collegiate Athletic Association competition was 5.64 metres.

Smith’s best outdoor performance in the 400 metres this season of 54.77 seconds was well under the qualifying time of 55.30 sec.

The Pan Am under-20 championships allow a maximum of two athletes per country to compete in each individual event, provided they have achieved the qualifying standard.