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Green Knights Place Second at MWC Outdoor Championship

From Sports Information Director, May 14, 2011 | Women's Track & Field
by Dan Lukes,, (920) 403-4077

MONMOUTH, Ill. - St. Norbert College had its best showing in 20 years at the Midwest Conference Women's Track and Field Outdoor Championship with a second-place finish at Monmouth College's Zorn Stadium.

The Green Knights totaled 146.5 points for the best finish since winning the league championship in 1991. Monmouth won the meet with a whopping 295 points. St. Norbert was comfortably in second place, finishing well ahead of third-place Grinnell College's 88.5 points.

Emily Schudrowitz set a MWC record in the 800-meter run, and also provisionally qualified for the NCAA Championship with a time of 2:12.36. Schudrowitz's mark broke a 12-year-old record held by Beloit College's Bridget Wiedl of 2:13.84. Schudrowitz also claimed a title in the 1,500-meter run, finishing with a time of 4:43.88. Following the meet, Schudrowitz was named one of the meet's outstanding track performers.

The St. Norbert 4x400-meter relay team won the event with a time of 3:59.18. The 4x100-meter relay quartet was second with a time of 49.54 seconds.

Amanda Whipple was second in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 18:35.55 seconds. Maddy Nelson finished second in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.66 seconds. Nelson also placed fifth in the 200-meter dash in 26.26 seconds.

Kelsey Timm was second in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 11:46.73. Erin McShea was fifth in the event in 12:13.01.

Andrea Bosman had three top-four finishes at the meet paced by a third-place finish in the high jump at 4 feet 11 3/4 inches. Bosman placed fourth in the 100-meter hurdles in 15.71 seconds, and also finished fourth ni the 400-meter hurdles in 1:09.36.

Danielle Krause was fourth in the pole vault, clearing a height of 10-1 1/4. Ali Schmidt was fourth in the discus with a heave of 122-10. Nikki Swanson was fifth in the long jump at 16-7 3/4. Jaclyn Kerner was fifth in the 400-meter dash in 1:00.14.

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