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Emily Wells Wins Weight Throw - Wildcat Women Fourth after First Day of NSIC Indoor Track Championships

Posted: 01 March, 2014

Wayne State senior thrower Emily Wells captured the conference title in the weight throw, one of four Wildcats to place in the event, as the Wildcat women are in fourth place after the opening day of the Northern Sun Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships in Bemidji, Minn.

In the team race, Minnesota Duluth leads after one day of competition with 55 points followed by Augustana in second with 38 points and University of Mary third at 31. WSC is one point back in fourth with 30 points, while Winona State rounds out the top five teams with 19 points.

The Wildcats scored 25 of Friday's 30 points in the weight throw as Emily Wells, a senior from Albion, captured first place with an NCAA provisional mark of 59' 1 ½". Wayne senior Carly Fehringer was right behind in second with a top throw of 59' ¾". Also placing in the event for Wayne State was junior Sara Wells coming in fifth place at 57' 8 ¼" while sophomore Kyndra Sturm finished in eighth at 54' 1 ¾".

Norfolk sophomore Amanda Ramberg brought home a fifth place finish in the high jump clearing 5' 3 ¾", Sidney Blum took eighth in the long jump at 17' 6 ¼" while the distance medley relay team of Skyler Lippman, Rebecca Davenport, Elizabeth Pille and Cristina Murillo closed out Friday's scoring with a seventh place finish crossing the line in a time of 12:56.70.

The NSIC Indoor Track and Field Championships conclude Saturday with field events starting at 10 a.m. and running events scheduled for a 1 p.m. start.

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