March 4, 2013

Thurgood Dennis Named WIAC Track Performer of the Meet

MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire men's track student-athlete Thurgood Dennis (So.-Allouez, Wis./Green Bay Notre Dame) has been named the Track Performer of the Meet for the WIAC Indoor Championship, WIAC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.

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Dennis captured the track honor for the second straight year after winning the 60-meter dash and 200-meter dash with times of 6.79 and 21.93, respectively.  His time in the 60-meter dash established a conference meet record.  Dennis was also a member of the 4x200-meter relay team that posted a first-place time of 1:29.31.  He is the third individual in league archives to win the award in back-to-back seasons, joining UW-Stout's Terry Anders (1996-97) and UW-Oshkosh's Matt Groose (2002-03).

Dennis holds three individual school records (60-meter dash, 200-meter dash and 400-meter dash) plus he is part of two school record relay teams, the 4x200-meter and 4x400-meter relay teams.

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