Greenville’s Rammel, West and Fine place well at GMAC college championships

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Greenville alum Isabelle Rammel earns All-GMAC academic honors. (Allen Newbauer photo)

ASHLAND – Three Greenville Lady Wave alumni, Isabelle Rammel, Tessa Fine, and Harley West competed at the Greater Midwest Athletic Conference (GMAC) indoor championships at Ashland University.

Walsh University junior, Isabelle Rammel competed in the 5,000-meter and 3,000-meter events while Harley West, a junior at Tiffin University competed in the women’s weighted throw and shot-put events.

Greenville alum Harley West competes for Walsh University track & field. (Allen Newbauer photo))

West made it to state in both shot put and discus placing fourth overall in shot put her senior year for the Lady Wave.

Findlay freshman, Tessa Fine competed in the women’s mile for the Lady Oilers.

Greenville’s Tessa Fine lines up to compete for the University of Findlay. (Allen Newbauer photo)

West finished 17th in the weighted throw and 12th in the shot put. West said she was happy with her performance overall and is looking forward to the outdoor season when she is competing in the discus and shot put events.

“Indoor has been a solid build-up for West,” said Alan Newbauer. “She is ready to go after some new PRs and help lead her team this outdoor season.”

Former Greenville Lady Wave standout runner, Isabelle Rammel competes at GMAC indoor championships. (Allen Newbauer photo)

“Rammel has become one of the best long-distance runners at Walsh,” Newbauer noted. “She will be focusing on the 10,000 meters this outdoor season as she looks for all-conference honors.”

Rammel said the 5,000 on Friday was a battle and was happy to be able to score for her team.

Now in her junior season, Rammel took her numbers to a new level placing eighth in the 5,000 meters with an 18-second PR of 17:46, ran another PR in the 3,000 meters with a 10:19, and won the All-GMAC conference academic honors.

Greenville’s Tessa Fine competes for University of Findlay Lady Oilers track and field team. (Allen Newbauer photo)

Fine, a freshman made the top line for Findlay in the mile as the team was shooting for the team championship. Fine tied her indoor season PR with a 5:35 and competed well among some of the best women’s mile runners in the Midwest.

Fine said she is happy with her race and is learning to be more tactical in her events. She is looking forward to the outdoor season and will be focusing on the 5,000 meters and also preparing for the 3K steeplechase long-term for Findlay.