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Two More Records Broken on Final Day of MWC Indoors; Women Finish 7th, Men 8th

February 28, 2015

Middle Distance Relay Record-MWC ITR 2015Grinnell, IA -- The Beloit College Indoor Track & Field team finished their work at the Midwest Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships with two more records and two more All-Conference efforts.

The Women's team finished seventh while the Men were eighth in the final team standings.

The Women's Distance Medley Relay of Sara DeLong, Nadia Hecker-O'Brien, Ellie Waddle and Emma Koenig broke the 2001 record of 12:55.58 with a 12:54.53 while finishing as the Conference runner-up.

Karen Jones, who broke the 5000m record on Friday, broke her own 3000m record on Saturday with a 10:36.57 while finishing sixth in the race, shattering her previous mark of 10:46.95 set on January 31 at UW-Platteville.

In addition to her third leg in the Distance Medley Relay, Waddle also earned an individual All-MWC honor with a third-place finish in the 800m.

Rachel Monroe finished fourth in the Triple Jump while George Gray was fourth in the 800m and fifth in the High Jump.  The Men's 4x400m Relay of Matt Kreiser, Gray, Sean Beckford and Dewight Walker was sixth.