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Junior Kelsey Tyler, from Rochester, was named the 2021 HCAC Women’s Indoor Track MVP.

Junior Kelsey Tyler, from Rochester, was named the 2021 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Women’s Indoor Track MVP after winning a pair of individual conference crowns and helping guide the Manchester University women’s indoor track and field team to a runner-up finish at Saturday’s conference championships.

Tyler kicked off Saturday’s championships by winning the very first event of the day, the 5000 meters, with a leading time of 19:25.17. Fellow teammates Lauren Smith, from Anderson and Lapel High School, and Hannah Brubaker, from Goshen and NorthWood High School, placed second and third in the 5000m with respective times of 19:30.49 and 19:30.72.

Dillon Bender is the sports information director for Manchester University.