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Blugold Track & Field competes at Eagle Open and North Central Invite

Photo by Dan Schwamberger
Photo by Dan Schwamberger

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. ( – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire track and field teams had competitors at the Eagle Open (UW-La Crosse) and Dr. Keeler Invite (North Central) on Friday, with several Blugolds turning in strong performances.

Dr. Keeler Invite Results | Eagle Open Results

At North Central, Morgan Marek (Sr. – Muskego, WI) and Michelle Hirsch (Fr. – Brookfield, WI/Central) competed in the 1,500m run, with Marek placing seventh (4:35.61) and Hirsch was 27th (4:53.10).

In the 800m, Hanna Reed (Sr. – Fort Atkinson, WI) finished 26th with a time of 2:18.81 while Hannah Lamack (So. – Kewaunee, WI) was 20th in the 3K steeplechase (11:27.04).  

For the men, Will Ullrich (So. – Oconomowoc, WI) clocked in at 1:57.02 in the 800m while Alex Winn (Jr. – Kingston, WA) finished with a time of 9:37.28 in the 3K steeplechase.

The top Blugolds finishers at the Eagle Open were:

Tommie Brenner (Sr. – Reedsburg, WI) – 1st in the 100m hurdles - 14.42

Emma Drangstveit (So. Lakeville, MN/North) – 1st in the 3K steeplechase – 11:36.07

Karen Gomez-Ruiz (Sr. – Chatfield, MN) – 2nd in the 3K steeplechase – 11:40.79

Teagan Monfils (So. – Shawano, WI) – 3rd in the 3K steeplechase – 11:43.78

Glory Hecker (Jr. – Stone Lake, WI/Hayward Center)  – 2nd in the 200m – 26.03

Lizzy Keena (So. – Wisconsin Rapids, WI/Lincoln) – 3rd in the 200m – 26.09

4x400 relay (Hecker, Megan Wallace (So. – Burlington, WI), Karli Olsen (So. – Blue Earth, WI), Keena) – 1st – 3:54.02

Lizz Ottusch (Sr. – Delafield, WI/Kettle Moraine) – 2nd in the high jump – 1.68m (5-6)

Erica Oawster (Sr. – Lino Lakes, MN/Centennial) – 1st in the shot put – 14.34m (47-0.75)

Brandon Christnovich (Sr. – Holmen, WI) – 2nd in the 400m – 47.80

Kyler Lueck (Jr. Germantown, WI/WI Lutheran) – 2nd in the 1500m – 3:44.71

Patrick Treacy (Sr. – Fall Creek, WI/Eau Claire Memorial) – 3rd in the 1500 – 3:47.31

Zach Yengo (Fr. – Eau Claire, WI/Regis) – 3rd in the 5K – 15:34.14

Connor Dolan  (So. – Nekoosa, WI/Assumption) – 3rd in the 3K steeplechase – 9:35.61

4x100 relay (Adam Lembke (So. – Waukesha, WI/West), Arik Skifstad (Fr. – Eau Claire, WI/North), Hunter Henk (Jr. – Beldenville, WI/River Falls), KJ Munn – Jr. – Bayport, MN/St. Croix Prep)) – 2nd – 41.97

Lembke – 1st in the long jump – 7.11m (23-4)

David Kornack (Sr. – Edgar, WI) – 1st in the shot put – 18.45m (60-6.5)

Abrahm Schroedl (So. – DeForest, WI) – 3rd in the javelin – 48.06m (157-8)

The Blugolds will have one more week of Last Chance meets, with some Blugolds competing at the La Crosse Last Chance and other at the Augustana Last Chance on Thursday, May 16th. The NCAA Division III National meet will take place the following week, May 23-25 at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.