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Wartburg Athletics | August 7, 2014

Wartburg claims third consecutive national championship

Wartburg, Mount Union win titles at 2014 DIII Outdoor Track and Field Championships

DELAWARE, Ohio -- Wartburg won its third consecutive NCAA Division III Women's Outdoor Track and FIeld Championship with 65 points on Saturday. This marked the fifth overall outdoor title in program history and fourth in the past six years.

Wartburg won the team title by two points over the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

Libbey Schubert won her first individual national championship as she claimed the 200-meter dash in a time of 23.91. This also marked the first national championship in program history in this event.

Tashina McAllister finished as the national runner-up in the 400m hurdles, setting a school record with a time of 59.33. This marked her second consecutive runner-up finish and All-American honor in this event.

The 4x400-meter relay team of McAllister, Kayla Kregel, Kaly Adkins and Schubert finished second with a time of 3:42.75. This was the 11th All-America finish in program history.

Haddie Vawter took third in the 1,500m run (4:35.55) and McAllister placed third in the 100m hurdles (14.22). Schubert also placed third in the 100m dash (11.95).

Sammi Bruett placed fourth in the 3,000m steeplechase (10:37.61) for her third consecutive All-American finish in this event.