CUW women finish 8th at Karl Schlender Invitational

Jessica Henning
Jessica Henning

WHITEWATER, Wis.-  Concordia Wisconsin scored 34.5 points to finish eighth of 11 competing schools at the UW-Whitewater Invitational held Saturday.  The hosts won the meet with a 225 point tally.

The 800 meter run provided multiple highlights for CUW female tracksters as Falcon runners finished second, seventh, and eighth in that event.  Jessica Hennig ran an impressive 2:29.8 to finish behind only UW-Whitewater's Megan Buse.

Caitlyn Stern and Jessica Rice also earned points with top eight finishes.  Stern was clocked in 2:37.8 and Rice in 2:38.8.

CUW's Jolyn Achs earned two points with a seventh place finish in the women's 3000 meter run.

Hennig, Larissa Schlitz, Kristin Sitte, and Emily Mauermann raced their way to a second place performance in the 4x400 relay.  Mauermann also tied for 5th in the high jump.