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Breitbach Named WIAC Athlete of the Week
By: Kevin Meinholz, Sports Information Director
MADISON, Wis. (UWECBlugolds.com) - UW-Eau Claire men's track & field member Thomas Breitbach (Jr.-Muskego, Wis.) has been named a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athlete of the Week, WIAC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.
Breitbach won the 10,000-meter run with a school-record time of 29:49.69 at the Gina Relays in Hillsdale, Mich., April 29. His time broke the Blugolds’ old school record by more than 29 seconds. The old record of 30:18.16 was set by Dan Held on May 6, 1988. Breitbach’s time was also the second best in the nation to date this season.