Warriors set four records at NAC Indoor Championships
WLC finishes sixth with 67 points
February 25, 2012
KENOSHA, Wis. – The Wisconsin Lutheran College women’s track & field team broke four school records on Saturday at the 2012 Northern Athletics Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships at Carthage’s Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center.
Freshman Amanda Bregger (Waukesha, Wis./South) broke the pole vault record of 2.68 meters set in 2007 by leaping 2.75 meters, earning her a fourth-place finish in the event. Also competing in the pole vault for the Warriors were freshmen Jenny Ebeling (Muskego, Wis./Wisconsin Lutheran) and Brittany Hablewitz (West Allis, Wis./Wisconsin Lutheran), who finished sixth and ninth, respectively, with vaults of 2.60 and 2.30 meters.
Freshman Amanda Markham (Oostburg, Wis./Oostburg) set a new 55-meter hurdles record by placing second out of 15 competitors in the event with a time of 8.86 seconds.
Also placing her name in the record books was freshman Sarah Frelich (Maribel, Wis./Denmark), who finished the 800-meter run in 2:25.56 for another second-place finish in the 28-competitor event. Not far behind in third place was sophomore Ellen Schwartz (Janesville, Wis./Lakeside Lutheran) with her time of 2:29.56.
The last record to fall on Saturday was the 4x400-meter relay, broken by the team of Schwartz, Frelich, Hailey Herriges (St. Peters, Mo./Francis Howell North) and Alyssa Schumacher (Johnson Creek, Wis./Lakeside Lutheran) with their third-place time of 4:18.95. The team broke its own school record by nearly eight seconds that was set last week at the Pointer/Eastbay Invitational.
The distance medley relay team of Frelich, Taylor Remstad (South Lyon, Mich./South Lyon), Schwartz and Schumacher won the event with a time of 13:19.11.
Concordia Chicago won the team championship with 119.50 points. The Warriors finished sixth with 67 points.
Wisconsin Lutheran resumes indoor competition next Friday, March 2 when it competes at the Carthage Gill Athletics Final Qualifier. Events are scheduled to start at 3:30 p.m. at the Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center in Kenosha, Wis.