EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men's and women's track and field teams kicked off the indoor season at home on Saturday, hosting the UWEC Triangular. The Blugold women took first place while the men were third.
Women's Team Scores
Men's Team Scores
Winning events for the Blugold women were:
Morgan Marek (Sr. – Muskego, WI) - mile (5:11.60)
Glory Hecker (Jr. – Stone Lake, WI/Hayward Center) – 400m (1:02.07).
Lexi Lefever (Fr. – Hudson, WI) - 200m (26.65)
Tommie Brenner (Sr. – Reedsburg, WI) - 55m (8.57)
Lizz Ottusch (Sr. Delafield, WI/Kettle Moraine) - high jump (1.61m, 5-3 1/4)
Kady Kochendorfer (Fr. – Hudson, WI) – triple jump (10.68m, 35-0 ½)
Brianne Johnsrud (Sr. – Dodgeville, WI) – weight throw 16.20m, 53-1 ¾)
Erica Oawster (Sr. – Lino Lakes, MN/Centennial) – shot put (15.11m, 49-7)
Winning events for the Blugold men were:
Adam Lembke (So. – Waukesha, WI/West) - 55m (6.55) and long jump (6.44m, 21-1 ½)
Arik Skifstad (Fr. Eau Claire, WI/North) - 200m (22.91)
Braden Cousineau (Jr. – Woodbury, MN/Stillwater) – pole vault (4.46m, 14-7 ½)
The Blugolds will be back in action next weekend as they travel to Menomonie to compete at UW-Stout's Warren Bowlus Multi/Open. Follow the action on Blugold Game Day or on the 'UWEC Blugolds' app on your mobile device.