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Women's Track & Field Sits In Fourth
Posted: Friday, February 29, 2008
SUPERIOR, Wis. - After day one of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Indoor Track and Field Championships, the UW-Eau Claire women's track and field team is in fourth place at 32.83 points.
The leader is UW-La Crosse at 75.33 points while the runner-up is UW-River Falls at 39. Ahead of Eau Claire is UW-Oshkosh's 37.50. Directly behind the Blugolds are UW-Stout's 23.33.
Eau Claire did quite well on the track. Molly Warner (Sr.-Mosinee) had an 18:16.43 race in the 5000-meter race, good for second. Elly Prunty (So.-Antigo) was fourth at 18:24.75 and Amber Hertz (Sr.-Baraboo) was eighth at 18:53.22. The distance medley squad took fourth on a 12:45.02 mark.
In the field events, Alicia Schuelke (Jr.-Gilman) finished third in the high jump at 1.57 meters (5' 1 3/4"). Bridget Wolfe and her 1.47-meter (4' 9 3/4") jump tied for eighth. Hayley Suckow (So.-Elk Mound) took third in the pole vault on a 3.42-meter (11' 2 1/2") showing while Ewa Warnquist (Jr.-Vaxjo, Sweden/Af Chapman) was seventh on a 3.27 meter (10' 8 3/4") showing.
The final day of the championship starts at 9 a.m. tomorrow.