No. 18 Wisconsin-La Crosse runs away with victory at Wartburg Select Meet
WAVERLY, Iowa -- No. 18 Wisconsin-La Crosse won the Wartburg Select Meet on Saturday in Hoover Fieldhouse. The Eagles finished with 234.50 team points while No. 2 Wartburg was second with 200. St. Thomas (Minn.) placed third (109.50) followed by Central (Iowa) (67.0), UW-River Falls (67.0) and UW-Platteville (61.0).
In Friday's action, Jena Weigel captured the pentathlon with 3,335 points. The Eagles' Claire Gordee was third (3,033), while Kaitlyn Francour finished sixth (2,853).
UW-La Crosse's Erika Whitson and Bailey Alston won individual events Saturday. Whitson took the pole vault (3.46 meters), while Alston finished first in the long jump (5.62). Alston was also third in the triple jump (11.10).
The Eagles' captured the 4x200 meter relay (1:45.30) while finishing second in the 4x400 meter relay (3:54.38).
Other top finishes in the field events Saturday included Megan Marfilius and Crystal Oravis, tying for second in the high jump (1.58), while Summer Tietz placed second (3.30) and Meaghan Howell third (3.15) in the pole vault.
Lizzie Mattson placed second (5.37) and Hannah Mueller fourth (5.10) in the long jump, while Kayla Brown finished third (12.67) and Bailey Sauwerwein fourth (12.32) in the shot put. The Eagles' Nicole Flackey finished second (15.32) and Kelly Conner fourth (14.07) in the weight throw.
Jaime Ludwigson was second in the triple jump (11.24) for the Eagles, while also recording a pair of second-place finishes on the track. She was second in the 60 meter dash (7.81) and 60 meter hurdles (9.03).
Other top finishes on the track included Meg Heafy, placing second in the 200 meter dash (25.76) and fourth in the 60 meter dash (7.95).
Rebecca Scheuermann was second in the 600 meter run (1:36.17) while Addie Korb was third in the 60 meter hurdles (9.12) and Claire Elliott third in the 400 meter dash (58.24). Jennifer Angster finished fourth in the 200 meter dash (26.39).
UW-La Crosse's Rachel Schroeder was fourth in the 3,000 meter run (10:48.03) and Abby Singleton fourth in the 5,000 meter run (19:20.06).