Two Yellowjackets, One Saint Claim Weekly UMAC Track and Field Honors

Two Yellowjackets and one Saint claim weekly UMAC honors. Two Yellowjackets and one Saint claim weekly UMAC honors.  |  Photo: WDIO, Sportsfile

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Created: February 12, 2018 05:05 PM

St. Scholastica's Isaac Boedigheimer was named the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) Men's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week, while UW-Superior's Kelly Praska was selected as the Women's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week and Svenja Ruehl claimed the Women's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week.

Boedigheimer set a new Saints program record in the 5,000 meter run on Friday recording a UMAC-best time of 15:17.43 that ranks eight in the region.

Praska recorded two top-four finishes at St. Thomas on Friday which included winning the mile run on Saturday with a time of 5:18.00.

Ruehl earned the award after winning three events including two long jump titles in two meets. She also recorded a UMAC-best long jump mark of 5.51 meters.

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