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Women's Track & Field Announces Team Award Winners
Posted: Monday, June 18, 2007
EAU CLAIRE - UW-Eau Claire women's track and field coach Chip Schneider recently announced the team award winners for the 2007 season.
Hurdler and sprinter Liz Faller (Sr.-Marinette) was named the Blugolds's Most Valuable Performer. In 2007 was the conference indoor champion in the 55-meter hurdles and earned All-American status in the 4 x 400-meter relay. Faller was a four-time All-American and three-time conference champion. Faller is a two-time conference indoor championship in the 55-meter hurdles and a one-time outdoor champion in the 100-meter hurdles. Faller has her name attached to four different school records including the outdoor 4 x 400-meter relay and the indoor 55-meter hurdles, 4 x 200 and 4 x 400-meter relays. Faller was also named the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Scholar-Athlete Award winner and the CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District Five College Division Women's Track and Field/Cross Country first Team
Hannah Humbach (Fr.-Madison/Abundant Life) was named the Newcomer of the Year. Humbach recorded the fastest times on the team in both the 800-meter run and the 3,000-meter steeple chase. Humbach earned indoor All-Conference honors in the mile run and the distance medley relay while finishing second in the steeple chase.
Bridget Bocher (Sr.-Watertown) was presented with the Captain Award which is given to the person who is more to the team than just the points.
The Blugolds finished the season with an overall record of 110-9. Nationally the Blugolds earned their best finish in school history at the NCAA Division III indoor championships where they placed third. At the WIAC Indoor Championships the Blugolds scored the most points in school history finishing third with 123 total points.