St. Norbert Places Third at MWC Outdoor Championship

From Sports Information Director, May 15, 2010 | Women's Track & Field
by Dan Lukes, dan.lukes@snc.edu, (920) 403-4077

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. - St. Norbert College placed third at the Midwest Conference Outdoor Women's Track and Field Championships held at Illinois College.

The Green Knights totaled 117 points to finish comfortably in third place. Monmouth College won the championship with 248.5 points, while Carroll University was second with 127.

Emily Schudrowitz and Jenny Scherer were named among the meet's Outstanding Performers.

Schudrowitz won both the 800-meter and 1,500-meter runs, provisionally qualifying for the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championship in the 1,500. Schudrowitz ran a time of 4:37.97 in the 1,500, and posted a time of 2:15.18 in the 800.

Scherer won the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 11 minutes 4.66 seconds, a time that provisionally qualified her for the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championship and also set a St. Norbert record. She also claimed the championship in the 10,000-meter run with a time of 37:31.57.

Amanda Whipple placed second in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 18:35.47, and she also placed runner-up in the 10K with a time of 39:59.84.

Megan Domnick was third in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:21.40. In field events, Lindsay Wiebe was third in the high jump at 1.60 meters, and Danielle Krause was third in the pole vault at 2.95 meters.

The St. Norbert 4x100-meter relay finished second with a time of 50.50 seconds, while the 4x400-meter relay was third with a time of 4:07.45.