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March 24, 2010

2009-2010 Season - Quinn named CCIW Athlete of the Week

Augustana senior Caitlin Quinn (Metamora HS, Metamora, Ill.) has been selected as the “Athlete of the Week” for women’s track & field in the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin, it was announced today. Quinn won the pole vault in the Early Spring Opener on Friday, March 19 at Paul V. Olsen Track/Ericson Field with a clearance of 10’ 0”.

Quinn’s effort in the first outdoor competition of the season helped the Vikings finish second in the three team meet with 213.5 points. St. Ambrose won the event with 302.5 points.

Quinn is coming off an outstanding indoor campaign where she cleared 10’6” with her best mark of the season coming on January 16 in Dubuque, Iowa. She finished fourth in the CCIW championship meet on February 26 in Naperville, Illinois when she went over the bar at 10’ 2”.

The daughter of Terry and Joann Quinn of Metamora, Illinois, Caitlin is a speech communication and business administration major.