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Blugolds win six events at Platteville Invite

Photo by Dan Schwamberger
Photo by Dan Schwamberger

PLATTEVILLE, Wis. ( – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire track and field team competed at the UW-Platteville Invitational on Saturday, with six Blugolds winning events.

Men's Results | Women's Results

Darin Lau (Sr. – Eau Claire, WI/Immanuel Lutheran) won the 5K, turning in the top time in the nation, finishing in 14:21.81.

David Kornack (Sr. – Edgar, WI) won two events for the Blugolds, winning the shot put with a toss of 18.20 (59-8.5), which also ranks No. 1 in the nation. Kornack's toss of 48.74 (159-11) won the discus and ranked 15th.

In the 800m, Kyler Lueck (Jr. – Germantown, WI/Wisconsin Lutheran) took first with a time of 1.53.89, the 7th-best time in the country.

For the women, Bailey Waldhauser (So. – Loyal, WI) won the high jump with a mark of 1.63m (5-4.25) and has her ranked No. 17 in the country while Erica Oawster (Sr. – Lino Lakes, MN/Centennial) won the discus, winning the event by nine feet with a mark of 149-9 (45.65m).

Also posting top-25 performances in the nation were:


Patrick Treacy (Sr. – Fall Creek, WI/Eau Claire, Memorial) – 5K (14.33.08) – 15th

Dylan Cooper (Jr. – Holmen, WI) – 110 hurdles (14.65) – 9th

Adam Lembke (So. – Waukesha, WI/West) – long jump (7.02m, 23-0.5) – 14th


Tommie Brenner (Sr. – Reedsburg, WI) – 100 hurdles (14.66) – 13th

Samantha Slattery (Sr. – Waunakee, WI) – 5K (17:30.11) – 22nd

Megan Wallace (So. – Burlington, WI) – long jump (5.53m, 18-1.75) – 21st

The Blugolds will head to UW-La Crosse on Thursday and Friday for the Phil Esten Multi. Follow the Blugolds on Blugold Game Day or on the 'UWEC Blugolds' app' on your mobile device.