The Blugold men’s and women’s track and field team had their second meet of the season and first meet against outside competition this past Saturday against UW-Platteville and UW-Stevens Point at the UW-Platteville Triangular. Both teams had promising early season performances in the middle distance / distance events. On the men’s side in the mile Jake Zander (sr.-Chippewa Falls McDonell) won by over six seconds with a time of 4:25.32. In the 3K the men had 4 runners break the 9 minute barrier including Thomas Breitbach (jr.-Muskego)-8:36.94, 1st; Aaron Easker (so.-Wittenberg-Birnamwood)-8:39.22, 2nd; Michael Borglin (so.-Whitewater)-8:50.05, 6th; and Jeremy Kieser (so.-Verona)-8:56.46, 7th.
For a complete list of men’s results please go to:
On the women’s side Nikki Rendler (fr.-Lodi) won the slow section of the 800 finishing 3rd overall with a time of 2:27.98. In the mile Maria Peloquin (sr.-Prescott) finished 3rd with a PR time of 5:14.95 and Jami Riley (fr.-Fairmont, MN) finished 5th in 5:25.81. The women took the top 5 places in the 3K led by Kelly Palmer (sr.-Chaska) )-10:37.03 followed by Ashlyn Mauer (so.-Sheboygan Falls)-10:38.41, 2nd; Dana Griepentrog (fr.-Homestead)-10:45.29, 3rd; Madison Sawyer (so.-Champlin Park, MN)- 10:50.45, 4th and Kacey Rindy (jr.-Fennimore)-11:09.36, 5th.
For a complete list of women’s results please go to:
Our next meet is the Warren Bowlus Open at UW-Stout this Saturday. Many of our middle distance / distance runners are taking this weekend off from racing and will be competing at the Pointer Invitational in Stevens Point next Saturday, February 5th.