Warriors Win Three Events At Gerry Reichert Invite

Photo Credit: Bill Meyer
Photo Credit: Bill Meyer

WAUKESHA, Wis. (WLCSports.com) – The Wisconsin Lutheran College women's outdoor track & field team won three events on their way to a sixth-place finish Saturday at the Gerry Reichert Invite hosted by Carroll. Leah Rosenow (Temecula, Calif.) contributed to 28 of those points for WLC.

  • Event: Gerry Reichert Invite
  • Final Results: 6th of 10 (74 Points)
  • Location: Punches Track and Field Complex, Waukesha, Wis.

  • Sami Huebner (Sun Prairie, Wis.) topped the 13-competitor field in the 400 Hurdles with a time of 1:09.74. Madeleine Steber (Green Bay, Wis.) and Kaylyn Shevey (Muskego, Wis.) also competed in the race, placing third and fourth with times of 1:13.96 and 1:14.61, respectively.
  • The 4x400 Relay of Huebner, Rosenow, Becca Heller (South Milwaukee, Wis.), and Shevey triumphed over the seven-team event, posting a season best time of 4:12.49.
  • Rosenow also won the Long Jump with a mark of 5.33m and was seventh in the Triple Jump at 9.94m. On the track, she sprinted to a third-place finish in the 400, posting a time of 61.05 seconds.
  • Kiana Granath (Lodi, Wis.) tied for third place in the High Jump, clearing a height of 1.45m.
  • Siobhan Heiss (Beloit, Wis.) and Heller competed in the 1,500. Heiss was third, posting a lifetime best of 5:10.82, while Heller was sixth in 5:18.47. The duo also raced the in the 800, with Heiss placing seventh and Heller eighth with times of 2:29.63 and 2:29.98, respectively.
  • Bethany Wagenknecht (Yorba Linda, Calif.) and Amanda Van Swol (Racine, Wis.) each competed in the 3,000. Wagenknecht ran a time of 12:22.03 for fifth place, while Van Swol improved her previous best time by 18 seconds, running a 12:26.60 for seventh.
  • Huebner recorded a 100 Hurdles time of 16.90 seconds, earning her an eighth-place finish.
  • Grace Morgan (Potosi, Wis.) also placed eighth in the Discus, tossing a distance of 29.75m.
  • St. Norbert won the 10-team scoring invite with 184 points, out-scoring second-place Carthage by 49 points. The Green Knights won seven events.

  • The Warriors travel to De Pere next Thursday for the St. Norbert Twilight. Events begin at 2:00 p.m. inside Schneider Stadium.