Monday, March 7, 2011

UWEC CC/Track – Indoor Update

It was another strong weekend for the men’s and women’s track & field teams who competed at the UW-Stevens Point Last Chance Meet this past Saturday. On the men’s side, the distance medley relay team of Jake Zander (sr.-Chippewa Falls McDonell), Jake Dennis-Oehling (fr.-Whitewater), Alex Adkinson (so.-Whitewater) and Aaron Easker (so.-Wittenberg-Birnamwood) advanced to indoor nationals by running a new school record time of 9:59.45. Here are the splits from the relay: 1200 – Zander: 3:03.5, 400 – Dennis-Oehling: 50.0, 800 – Adkinson: 1:56.5 and 1600 – Easker: 4:09.4. Joining the DMR on the men’s side at Indoor Nationals will be Bart Mestelle (jr.-Sun Prairie) who qualified in the pentathlon with 3,573 points, Tony Sigrist (jr.-Byron, MN) who qualified in the 35 lb weight with a mark of 18.72m (61’5”), Patrick Keyes (sr.-Blaine, MN) in the 55 hurdles (7.66) and Thomas Breitbach (jr.-Muskego) in the 5K (14:35).

On the women’s side Maria Peloquin (sr.-Prescott) broke the indoor 800m school record and qualified for indoor nationals with a time of 2:15.88. Joining Maria at Indoor Nationals will be Talisa Emberts (jr.-Sussex, WI) who qualified in the 400 with a time of 57.32; Kim Miresse (jr.-Waukesha North) in the 55 hurdles (8.30); Brittany Frederick (jr.-Green Bay Preble) in the shot (13.81m, 45’3.75”) and the 20 lb weight (16.91m, 55’5.75”); Julia Baranek (jr.-Port Washington) in the high jump (1.67m, 5’5.75”); Liz Amici (sr.-Whitewater) in the pentathlon (3,222 points) and the 4 x 400 relay team of Talisa Emberts, Corinna Saager (sr.-Wausau East), Erin Schoenfelder (so.-Antioch, IL) and Jordanne Greenup who ran a qualifying time of 3:55.65 this past Saturday at Stevens Point.

Here’s a link to the complete results from this past weekend’s meet:

The NCAA Division III Indoor National Meet is at Capital University in Bexley, OH this Friday and Saturday. Here’s a link to the meet information:

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