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Relays Lead St. Norbert at UW-Whitewater Invitational

From Sports Information Director, February 1, 2014 | Women's Track & Field
by Dan Lukes,, (920) 403-4077

WHITEWATER - St. Norbert College had three strong finishes by relays to lead the Green Knights to a sixth-place finish at the UW-Whitewater Invitational.

The Green Knights totaled 62 points for their sixth-place finish, 10 points behind Monmouth College for fifth place. North Central College won the meet with 145 points, while UW-Oshkosh was second with 138 points.

St. Norbert finished second in the 4x200-meter relay, the 4x400-meter relay and the distance medley relay. Jaclyn Kerner, Erin Lang, Mara Aparnieks and Liz LeCaptain was second in the 4x200 with a time of 1:45.77. Kerner, Brittany Kozlowski, Clarissa Jauregui and Jolene Kerner were second in the 4x400 with a time of 4:04.48. Kozlowski, Brianna Alexander, Kaitlyn Hintz and Charlotte Walsh were second in the distance medley with a time of 13:00.71.

Individually, Nicole Vanderlin claimed the Green Knights' lone event win with a first-place showing in the high jump, clearing a height of 1.63 meters. Samantha Morateck and Karissa Kaiser tied for sixth with a height of 1.53 meters.

Jauregui was fourth in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:23.18.

Walsh placed sixth in the 1-mile run at 5:31.26, while Taylor Miller was eighth in 5:32.38. Alyssa Price was sixth in the 3,000-meter run in 11:15.06, while Elvia Martinez was seventh in 11:20.00. Erin Artz placed seventh in the 5,000-meter run in 20:07.33.

Jolene Kerner finished seventh in the 400-meter dash with a time of 1:02.37. Taylor Wenzel was seventh in the 60-meter hurdles in 9.84 seconds, while Amanda Yenter was eighth in 10.24 seconds.

Lang placed eighth in the long jump with a distance of 4.83 meters.