Ebeling Improves On Heptathlon Record At Gregory Final Qualifier

Photo Credit: Bill Meyer
Photo Credit: Bill Meyer

NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Wisconsin Lutheran College women's track & field athlete Jenny Ebeling (Muskego, Wis./Wisconsin Lutheran) competed in the heptathlon Tuesday and Wednesday at the Gregory Final Qualifier hosted by North Central at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium.

Ebeling placed fifth out of six competitors with a school-record 4,007 points through the seven events. Ebeling won both the javelin throw (36.30 meters) and 800-meter run (2:25.86). Jane Pearson of Hope won the shot put and long jump en route to topping the field with 4,530 points.

Ebeling and the Warriors wrap-up their season Friday at the Augustana Midwest Twilight Qualifier in Rock Island, Ill. Events are scheduled for a 4 p.m. start.