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Pointer women finish fifth at WIAC Outdoor Track Championships

RIVER FALLS, Wis. (PRESS RELEASE)—The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse won its fourth straight Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championship held at UW-River Falls' Ramer Field on May 8.

The Eagles scored 189 points to outdistance UW-Oshkosh which finished with 149.5 points. UW-Eau Claire was third with 141.5 points followed by UW-River Falls 108, UW-Stevens Point 96, UW-Whitewater 71, UW-Platteville 61 and UW-Stout 42.

UW-La Crosse won three titles on Saturday. Stephanie Perleberg won the 1,500-meters in 4:41.5. She also won the 3,000-meter steeplechase on Friday. Ashton May won the triple jump with a leap of 38-9. May won the long jump on Friday with a leap of 18-3. The Eagles also won the 4x100-meter relay with a time of 48.12.

UW-Oshkosh won three titles on Saturday. Camille Davis was a double winner taking first in the 100-meters in 12.07 and first in the 200-meters in 25.0. Holly Ozanich won the shot put with a throw of 46-feet.

UW-River Falls also won three events. Natasha Arnold won the 400-meters in 56.54 and Samantha Nyre took the top spot in the 400-heter hurdles in 1:03.89. The Falcons also won the 4x400-meter relay in 3:56.00.

UW-Eau Claire's Hannah Humbach won the 5,000-meter race in 17:16.56 and teammate Brittany Frederic won the discus with a throw of 162-9.

UW-Whitewater won two events. JoLyn Owen took the top spot in the heptathlon with 4,410 points and Shelby Demos won the high jump with a leap of 5-6.

Ann Tank of UW-Platteville won the 1,500-meters in 2:16.83 and UW-Stevens Point's Sara Kline won the 100-meter hurdles in 14.93.

Day Two Individual Champions

100-Meters: Camille Davis (UW-Oshkosh), 12.07
200-Meters: Camille Davis (UW-Oshkosh), 25.00
400-Meters: Natasha Arnold (UW-River Falls), 56.54
100-Meter Hurdles: Sara Kline (UW-Stevens Point), 14.93
400-Meter Hurdles: Samantha Nyre (UW-River Falls), 1:03.89
800-Meters: Ann Tank (UW-Platteville), 2:16.63
1,500-Meters: Stephanie Perleberg (UW-La Crosse, 4:41.5
5,000-Meters: Hannah Humbach (UW-Eau Claire), 17:16.56
Heptathlon: JoLyn Owen (UW-Whitewater), 4,410 points
High Jump: Shelby Demos (UW-Whitewater), 5-6 (1.68m)
Triple Jump: Ashton May (UW-La Crosse), 38-9 (11.81m)
Shot Put: Holly Ozanich (UW-Oshkosh), 46-0 (14.02m)
Discus: Brittany Frederic (UW-Eau Claire), 162-9 (49.60m)

Day Two Relay Champions

4x100-Meter Relay: UW-La Crosse, 48.12
4x400-Meter Relay: UW-River Falls, 3:56.00

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