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Mcmullen Named WIAC Track & Field Tri-Scholar Athlete
Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2005
MADISON - UW-Eau Claire women's track and field hurdler/relays Breanna McMullen (Sr. -Fall Creek) has been one of three athletes named the 2005 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Women's Outdoor Track and Field Tri-Scholar Athlete, it was announced recently by WIAC Commissioner Gary Karner.
Sharing the award with McMullen is Shelli Gotto of UW-La Crosse and Laura Verdegran of UW-Stout.
McMullen is a nursing major and sustains a 3.26 grade point average. She has been recognized on UW-Eau Claire's Dean's List.
McMullen captured the 400-meter intermediate hurdles title at the 2003 and 2002 conference meet and also won the 100-meter high hurdles in 2002. She is a three-time All-American, earning the honor twice in the 400-meter hurdles and once in the 100-meter hurdles. McMullen was named the team's Most Valuable Runner in 2003, 2002 and 2001.
McMullen has been a member of UW-Eau Claire's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and works in Luther Hospital's Trauma Unit.
Also nominated for this year's scholar-athlete award were: UW-Eau Claire's Kristi Hansen (Sr.-Rosemount, MN), Heidi Hancock (Sr.-Greendale) and Sarah Kasabian-Larson (Sr.-East Peoria, IL/E.P.C.H.S.), UW-La Crosse's Amy Belleba, Angela Hilgers and Melissa Marvin and UW-Stout's Ann Schachtner.
The WIAC Scholar-Athlete Award is sponsored by Culver's. In order to be nominated for the scholar-athlete award, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.25 grade point average, be in their last year of competition, or on schedule to graduate this academic year, and have competed for a minimum of two years.