Kosichenko, McGurk, Wikstrom, Brodie selected as December Athletes of the Month

1/14/2019
 

Open            Masters          Youth         High School

 
OPEN - Olga Kosichenko
Olga Kosichenko, 31, of Staten Island has been selected as the USATF New York Open Athlete of the Month for December 2018.  She competes for the Central Park Track Club New Balance.
 
December Performances
Fastrack Season Opener  (December 1)
500m    1st 1:11.78   
('19 World #1)

Wagner College Shootout  (December 7)
600m    1st 1:29.22   
('19 World #1; USATF qualifier)

Armory Open Sprint Night  (December 30)
200m    4th    25.84 
400m    1st    56.40 

 
MASTERS - Colleen McGurk
Colleen McGurk, 47, of New York, NY has been selected as the USATF New York Masters Athlete of the Month for December 2018. She competes for the Central Park Track Club New Balance.
 
December Performances
NYRR Pete McArdle Cross Country (December 2)
15 km   1st place (45-49)   1:04:55 

NYRR Ted Corbitt (December 9)
15 km   1st place (45-49)     58:54   
(85.47% age graded score) 
 

YOUTH - Wilem Wikstrom
Wilem Wikstrom, 9, of New York, NY has been selected as the USATF New York Youth Athlete of the Month for December 2018.  Wikstrom competes for the Chelsea Greyhounds.

December Performances
USATF National Junior Olympic Champs. (December 9)
3 km    8th place  (9-10 boys)    11:55 
(all-American)

 

 
High School - Anthony Brodie, Jr.
Anthony Brodie, Jr., 17, of Bronx, N.Y. has been selected as the USATF New York High School Athlete of the Month for December 2018. Brodie is a senior at Christopher Columbus Camp.

December Performances
PSAL Jim McKay Games (December 2)
600m    4th    1:25.84 

PSAL Night of Sprints (December 7)
300m    1st    34.36 

Armory Coaches Hall of Fame Invitational (December 15)
500m    1st    1:04.63 
('19 US #3; '19 NY #1)

Marine Holiday Classic (December 28)
300m    1st    33.36 
('19 US #2; '19 NY #1)
 

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