Track & Field – Girls

About the Program

East High School is proud to offer girls track. Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union sanctions our high school sports for girls. Our teams compete in the Missouri River Conference. Through involvement in athletics, students learn valuable life skills, including teamwork, leadership, and commitment.    

View our Meet Schedule

Meet the Coaches 

Head Coach – Rick Clarahan

Head Coach – Nick Gaul

Meet the Players 

Student-athletes give their all, both on and off the track. Countless hours go into strength, conditioning, and practice to build strong athletes that are prepared to compete. Likewise, our athletes fulfill academic requirements in order to participate in sports.  

View our Varsity Roster 

Students in Action

EHS Track Student During Competition with Opponent
EHS Track Student During Competition
EHS Female Track Runner
EHS Alumni Track Star Houlihan
EHS Alumni Track Star Houlihan at Podium
EHS Track Team Photo

Stats & Highlights 

Our students are gracious in victory and defeat. While we compete to win, our athletes know, it’s how you play the game that matters.  

Varsity Stats 
Win/Loss Record 

Notable Achievements

East High Olympian β€“ Shelby Houlihan (2016 Team) – 9 Time Iowa State Champion – 8 Time Drake Relays Champion and 13 Time U.S. National Champion 

Drake Champions 

  • 2011 – Shelby Houlihan – 800 – 1500 – 3000 Meters 
  • 2010 – Shelby Houlihan – 800 Meters & 4×400 Meters (Shelby Houlihan – Reyna Mikulicz – Lexie Strom – Ellen Dougherty) 
  • 2009 – Shelby Houlihan – 800 & 1500 Meters + Ellen Dougherty – 400 Meter Hurdles + 4×800 (Melissa Friedrichsen – Shelby Houlihan – Emily McCarthy – Ellen Dougherty) 

State Champions  

2009 

  • Ellen Dougherty – Girls 400 Meter Hurdles 
  • Girls Distance Medley Relay – Kilee Watson – Reyna Mikulicz – Emily McCarthy – Shelby Houlihan 
  • Girls 4×400 Relay – Shelby Houlihan – Reyna Mikulicz – Emily McCarthy – Ellen Dougherty (Girl’s All Time State Record – 3:48.39) 

2010 

  • Girls Distance Medley Relay – Kilee Watson – Kylie Strom – Reyna Mikulicz – Shelby Houlihan 
  • Girls Sprint Medley Relay – Sam Mersch – Lexie Strom – Reyna Mikulicz – Ellen Dougherty 
  • Girls 4×400 Relay – Shelby Houlihan – Reyna Mikulicz – Lexie Strom – Ellen Dougherty 

2011 

  • Girls 400 Meters – Shelby Houlihan 
  • Girls 800 Meters – Shelby Houlihan 
  • Girls 1500 Meters – Shelby Houlihan 
  • Girls 4×400 Relay – Lexie Strom – Cassie Geopfert – Reyna Mikulicz – Shelby Houlihan