CUW Track & Field competes at Carthage Private College Invite
KENOSHA, Wis. - The Concordia University Wisconsin men's and women's track & field teams turned in some solid performances in their first indoor meet of the season on Saturday, as they participated in the Carthage Private College Invite inside Carthage College's Tarble Athletic Center.
North Central College (Ill.) took first place on the men's side with 179 points, and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee won the women's competition with 162.5 points.
The Falcon men finished in 10th with 19 points, while the women's team placed 11th while scoring nine points.
On the men's side, senior Justin Rogers (Milwaukee, Wis.) placed third overall in the 55m Dash, posting a team-best time of 6.66 seconds. He also placed sixth overall in the Triple Jump, with a mark of 13.06 meters.
Sophomores Sean Pawlak (Germantown, Wis.) and Martin Hinze (Bourbonnais, Ill.) also impressed for the Falcon men, as Pawlak finished fourth overall in the 400m Dash with a time of 52.02 seconds, while Hinze placed ninth overall in the 800m Run with a time of 2:01.95.
For the women, sophomore Alexandra Garcia (West Allis, Wis.) finished ninth overall in the 55m Dash with a time of 8.01 seconds, while sophomore Jessica Henning (Springfield, Ill.) finished eighth in the 200m Dash at 28.96 seconds.
Both CUW teams will be back in action on Saturday, when they travel to Whitewater, Wis. to compete in the Rocky Rococo Invite. The meet is slated to start at 10 am.