LU Track place well at Championships

Andy York

The LU Women’s Track and Field team took fourth and the men took fifth at the Wisconsin Private College Championships this past weekend. Both the men and women had many high individual finishers.Shelley Ebert led the women. Ebert won both the 800-meter and 1500-meter runs. Sarah Slivinski had a big day for the Vikings as well. She took home first in the high jump, second in the javelin and long jump, and third in the 100-meter hurdles.

Michelle Millne took home second in the 100-meter hurdles. Val Curtis added a pair of second place finishes to her storied career. She took second in the 5000-meter run and in the 3000-meter steeplechase. Bethany Shore rounded out the Viking top finishers with a third place finish in the discus.

For the men it was Aaron Guigar leading the way. He finished on top in the pole vault for LU. Kolade Agbaje-Williams continued his dominance with a second place finish in the long jump. Kyle Hewitt took home second place in the 800-meter run. Rounding out the finishers for the men, Nate Semanak took home third in the triple jump.

The Vikings will host their lone meet of the year tomorrow. The Lawrence University Invitational will begin at 11:00 a.m.