Warriors Place Fifth At NACC Indoor Championships

Warriors Place Fifth At NACC Indoor Championships

KENOSHA, Wis. - Amberly Weiglein (Brownsville, Wis./Winnebago Lutheran) tallied 15 points to lead the Wisconsin Lutheran College women's track & field to a fifth-place finish out of 10 teams at the 2015 Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Indoor Championships Saturday at Petretti Fieldhouse. The Warriors scored 58 points to place fifth overall.

Weiglein took third in the 55-meter dash with a school-record time of 7.49. The senior placed fourth in the long jump (4.80 meters) and fifth in the shot put (10.86 meters).

Amanda Frier (Oostburg, Wis./Oostburg) took home second place in the 55-meter hurdles with a time of 8.78. She posted an even faster time of 8.71 in her preliminary heat. Frier placed fifth in the 400 meters with a personal-best time of 1:02.68.

Julie Favorite (New London, Wis./Fox Valley Lutheran) finished third in the 5,000 meters (18:46.42) and fifth in the 3,000 meters (11:04.06).

Jenny Ebeling (Muskego, Wis./Wisconsin Lutheran) clocked in at 9.38 to place fourth in the 55-meter hurdles. Ebeling also finished seventh in the 800 meters (2:32.43), ninth in the high jump (1.36 meters), and ninth in the shot put (10.39 meters).

Jessica Stumpner (Crystal Lake, Ill./South) crossed the line in 2:33.46 to take ninth in the 800 meters. Anna Curtis (Palmetto, Ga./Homeschooled) set a personal-best in the event finishing at 2:42.11.

Kate Naujock set two personal-bests in the 55-meter dash (7.80) and the 200 meters (28.46).

Erika Shaw (Lafayette, Ind./Harrison) ran the 400 meters in a personal-best 1:12.45.

Cassie Balts (Barron, Wis./Barron) posted a personal-best 11:53.98 in the 3,000 meters. Lauren Howard finished in 13:30.82.

Anamarie Stern (Waco, Neb./Nebraska Lutheran) finished in fifth place in the triple jump with a personal-best leap of 9.52 meters. Erika Koenig competed in the shot put with a distance of 9.02 meters.

Wisconsin Lutheran's 4x400-meter relay team of Frier, Stumpner, Weiglein, and Ebeling took home third place with a season-best time of 4:18.43.

WLC's distance medley relay team of Andrea Hafemeister (Milwaukee, Wis./Wauwatosa West), Shaw, Curtis, and Balts posted a time of 14:03.78 to take fifth place.

Aurora claimed the conference title with 244 points.

The Warriors' next event will come Friday at the Carthage Gill Athletics Final Qualifier from the Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center in Kenosha. Events begin at 4 p.m.