Schudrowitz Leads St. Norbert to Second-Place Finish at MWC Indoor Meet

From Sports Information Director, February 26, 2011 | Women's Track & Field
by Dan Lukes, dan.lukes@snc.edu, (920) 403-4077

GRINNELL, Iowa - St. Norbert College junior Emily Schudrowitz won a pair of individual events and also ran on a championship relay to lead the Green Knights to a second-place finish at the Midwest Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship at Grinnell College's Bear Athletic Center.

The Green Knights recorded 137 points to reach their highest conference finish since their last league championship in 1991. Monmouth College won its tenth consecutive indoor track and field championship with a whopping 259 points. Carroll University was third with 90 points.

Schudrowitz ended up winning the 800-meter run and the 1-mile run. Schudrowitz finished with a meet record time of 2:14.75 in the 800, which is also a provisional qualifying time for the NCAA Division III Indoor Meet. She easily outdistanced runner-up Rachel Bowden of Monmouth by nearly four seconds. Schudrowitz's win in the mile came in a time of 5:09.93, just nipping Bowden's time of 5:10.16.

Schudrowitz was part of the winning quartet in the sprint medley relay. The foursome of Schudrowitz, Calli Nonnemacher, Jaclyn Kerner and Megan Domnick won with a time of 4:16.32.

Amanda Whipple finished second in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 18:59.04, and was third in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 10:37.98. Kelsey Timm was fourth in the 5,000-meter run in 19:04.79.

Andrea Bosman placed third in the 55-meter hurdles with a time of 8.92 seconds. She added a fourth in the high jump clearing the bar at a height of 4 feet, 11 1/2 inches.

Kerner was third in the 400-meter dash in 60.71 seconds, while Maddy Nelson finished fifth in the 200-meter dash in 27.04 seconds.

In the pole vault, Danielle Krause finished third with a height of 9-8, and Jenne Wiedemeier was fifth at 9-2 1/4.

St. Norbert was second in the 800-meter relay in a time of 1:47.50, with Kari Braatz, Nelson, Kerner and Domnick running. The 4x400-meter relay of Kerner, Domnick, Hannah Andrekus and Nonnemacher was also second in 4:06.18.

Erin McShea, Nikki Swanson, Melissa Menne and Sara Hasenjager finished fourth in the distance medley relay with a time of 13:15.54.