UW-Whitewater sprint nipped in NCAA track
It took timing to thousands of a second and finish line photograpy to eliminate UW-Whitewater’s Jeramie Bogard from the finals of the 800 meters during the second day of the NCAA Division III men’s and women’s track and field championships Friday in Berea, Ohio.
Bogard was timed in 1:52.9. Meanwhile, teammate Aron Kehoe posted a 1:53.23.
Shaun Davis of Edgerton finished ninth in the hammer throw on Thursday. Davis advanced to the finals with throw of 184 feet, 8 inches, his best mark of the season.
Davis and Ben Stringer will compete in the discus and Whitewater native Luke Buchholz and Tom Fisher will compete in the high jump today.
Clinton High graduate Alex Marcehillo and the Carroll University 400 relay team qualified for the finals.
In the women’s meet, UW-Whitewater freshman JoLyn Owen, the first Warhawk to qualify in the heptathlon, finished 10th in the two-day competition, breaking her own school record with 4,520 points.
Whitewater’s Brooke Bell posted her best time in the 100 (12.15) but did not make the finals.
Freshman Shelby Demos, a Janesville Parker graduate, will compete in the high jump today and teammate Sara Poppe will compete in the triple jump.