Tuesday, March 22, 2011

UWEC CC/Track – Indoor National Update

The UW-Eau Claire men’s and women’s track and field teams finished strong at Indoor Nationals at Capital University in Bexly, Ohio on March 11th and 12th. Heading into competition Bart Mestelle (jr.-Sun Prairie) was the only Blugold competitor ranked in the top 8 of his event, and of the 17 athletes that competed (8 men / 9 women) 14 ended up finishing in the top 8 of their event earning All-American honors (top 8 = All-American) and making it a very successful weekend. Here’s how everyone did:

2nd Place: Tony Sigrist (jr.-Byron, MN), Weight Throw – 19.51m (64’0.25”) *PR
7th Place: Bart Mestelle, Pentathlon – 3,522 points
8th Place: Thomas Breitbach (jr.-Muskego), 5K – 14:33.59 *PR
8th Place: Distance Medley Relay – 10:11.93:
1200: Jake Zander (sr.-Chippewa Falls McDonell) – 3:06.4
400: Patrick Mackin (jr.-Green Bay Notre Dame) – 49.6
800: Alex Adkinson (so.-Whitewater) – 2:01.4
1600: Aaron Easker (so.-Wittenberg-Birnamwood) – 4:14.6

12th Place: Patrick Keyes (sr.-Blaine, MN), 55H – 7.78

7th Place: Liz Amici (sr.-Whitewater), Pentathlon – 3,257 points *PR
7th Place: Kim Miresse (jr.-Waukesha North), 55H – 8.33, prelims – 8.25 *PR
8th Place: Julia Baranek (jr.-Port Washington), High Jump – 1.66m (5’5.25”)
8th Place: Talisa Emberts (jr.-Sussex Hamilton, WI), 400 – 57.90, prelims – 57.65
8th Place: 4 x 400 Relay – 3:57.40:
1st leg: Talisa Emberts – 58.7
2nd leg: Erin Schoenfelder (so.-Antioch, IL) – 60.0
3rd leg: Corinna Saager (sr.-Wausau East) – 60.6
4th leg: Jordanne Greenup (jr.-Fridley, MN) – 58.1

11th Place: Maria Peloquin (sr.-Prescott), 800 – 2:16.00
15th Place: Brittany Frederick (jr.- Green Bay Preble), Shot Put – 12.36m (40’6.75”)
17th Place: Brittany Frederick, Weight Throw

Here’s a link to the complete results for indoor nationals:
Men: http://www.uwecblugolds.com/stats/mitr/201011/mitr_ncaa_031211.htm
Women: http://www.uwecblugolds.com/stats/witr/201011/witr_ncaa_031211.htm

The Blugolds are on spring break this week and will begin the outdoor season next Saturday, April 2nd at the Wartburg Select Meet in Waverly, IA.

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