PLATTEVILLE, Wis. - The Concordia University Wisconsin Women's Track & Field team continues to gear up for the conference indoor championships as they competed at the UW-Platteville Invitational Saturday. The Falcons had several athletes compete and had some strong performances throughout the day.
Junior Emily Mauermann (Janesville, Wis.) again was a key performer for the Falcon women's team, as she placed in the top 10 in each of her events. Mauermann finished eighth in the long jump, her first time competing in the event, with a mark of 4.77 meters. She also took fourth in both the 400-meter dash (1:01.2) and 200-meter dash (27.17).
Senior Kristin Sitte (Greenfield, Wis. - pictured) also ran a huge PR in the 400-meter dash (1:06.44) taking over a second off her personal best. Freshman Lindsey Fratzke (Winona, Minn.) also shed off over a second off her 1600-meter time for a personal best of 5:39.2. In the 3000-meter run, freshman Megan Rummage (Turkey) took home eighth place for the team with a 12:04.6.
In the field events, sophomore Alexandra Ezell (Kenosha, Wis.) hit another PR in the weight throw for the second consecutive week with a toss of 10.63 meters. Freshman Delaney Verba (Milwaukee, Wis.) also had a big day, besting both her shot put and weight throw records with marks of 9.83 and 9.46 meters, respectively. Also in the shot put, junior Mary Heinz (Clintonville, Wis.) threw her best (9.55 meters) as did sophomore Karli Tatum (Milwaukee, Wis. - 11.00 meters).
The Falcons will be close to home next weekend as they compete at UW-Milwaukee. They will be partaking in the UW-Milwaukee Panther Tune-Up, which is slated to begin at 9:00 a.m. Saturday.