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Green Knights Win First MWC Indoor Championship Since 1991

From Sports Information Director, February 28, 2015 | Women's Track & Field
by Dan Lukes, dan.lukes@snc.edu, (920) 403-4077

GRINNELL, Iowa - St. Norbert College won its first Midwest Conference Indoor Track and Field championship in 24 years after several virtuoso performances at the MWC Indoor Meet held at Grinnell College.

The Green Knights rolled to the league title with 181.5 points, 71 ahead of runner-up Carroll University. The championship was St. Norbert's first indoor title since 1991, and also snapped Monmouth College's 13-year stranglehold on the championship. St. Norbert coach Don Augustine also netted MWC Coach of the Year honors.

Liz LeCaptain won the conference title in the 60-meter dash, turning in a time of 7.82 seconds. She was also third in the 200-meter dash with a time of 26.69 seconds.

Brittany Kozlowski, who was named one of the meet's three Most Outstanding Track Performers, won the league title in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:15.27. Taylor Wenzel added a conference championship in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 9.36 seconds.

The distance medley relay won the conference championship with the quartet of Alyssa Price, Lauren Janes, Crystal Combs and Lisa Baeten turning in a time of 12:47.57.

The 4x400-meter relay was second with a time of 4:05.71, with Clarissa Jauregui, Brianna Alexander, Kozlowski and Haley Joosten on the relay.

Jauregui was second in the 400-meter dash with a time of 59.85 seconds, while Alexander was eighth in 1:03.16.

Ashley Berton finished second in the triple jump with a distance of 35 feet 8 1/2 inches and posted an eighth-place finish in the 60-meter hurdles at 10.34 seconds.

Angel Hon was fourth in the 200-meter dash at 26.74 seconds. Erin Artz was fourth in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 10:22.00, while Taylor Miller was fifth in 10:34.69 and Baeten seventh in 10:43.82.

Teagan Wernicke was fifth in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 9.86 seconds. Grace Mickelson was tied for fifth in the pole vault at 8=9-7.

Aparnieks was sixth in the 60-meter dash in 8.24 seconds.

Joosten was seventh in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:27.15, while Charlotte Walsh was eighth at 2:30.20. Ashley Bondarowicz was eighth in the triple jump with a distance of 33-3.