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UWSP men's 4x200 relay wins Drake relays


DES MOINES, Iowa – The UW-Stevens Point men's and women's track & field teams competed at the legendary Drake Relays April 25-28 in De Moines, Iowa.

The Pointers took home the championship in the men's 4x800-meter relay, as the quartet of Scott Berry (Rudolph, WI/Lincoln), Alex Steiner (Chilton, WI/Chilton), Ryan Wierzba (Rosholt, WI/Rosholt) and Dan Sullivan (Elkhorn, WI/Elkhorn) posted a time of 7:33.51.

Other highlights on the men's side included:

Sean Hasenstein (Sheboygan, WI/Sheboygan Lutheran) finished 11th in the 10,000-meter run, posting a time of 30:19.49, posting one of the fastest times by any Division III runners.

Zach Scott-Keyers, Andrew Jacobs, Daniel Ostrowski (Wautoma, WI/Wautoma) and Nick Duckow finished 13th in the 1600 sprint medley relay with a time of 3:32.87.

The distance medley relay team of Berry, Babatunde Awosika (Milwaukee, WI/Milwaukee School of Arts), Steiner and Sullivan finished third with a time of 9:58.80.

Jim Watry finished 11th in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:12.09.

On the women's side, Kelly Haen (Kaukauna, WI/Kaukauna) posted a career PR in the 10k run, finishing seventh with a time of 35:45, the second-best finish by a Division III competitor in the event.

The 1600 sprint medley relay team of Hannah School (Wittenburg, WI/Wittenburg-Birnamwood), Chelsea Czarnecki (Ashland, WI/Ashland), Alesha Malueg (Appleton, WI/Kimberly) and Kristin Mathes (Kiel, WI/Kiel) finished 14th with a time of 4:11.37.

The distance medley relay team of Kelsey Laska (Roscoe, IL/Hononegah Community), Czarnecki, Mathes and Julia Colling (Maplewood, MN/North) finished 15th with a time of 12:42.98. 

Courtesy: UWSP Sports Information


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