The Wisconsin-Superior men won five events Saturday, including two relays, to win their fourth consecutive UMAC Outdoor Track and Field championship Saturday at Minnesota-Morris.
The Yellowjackets finished with 190 points and held off St. Scholastica (181). The margin of victory was the narrowest for the Yellowjackets in their four-year span of titles.
UWS senior C.J. Pillath highlighted the day by grabbing the crown in the discus throw (149 feet, 11 inches) and the shot put, in which he set a meet record of 51-8.25.
Jonny Kasper won the high jump (6-2) and UWS added wins in the 400 and 1,600 relays, during which the team of Matt Carlson, Isaish Arntson, Cody Fernandez and Jake Weston outraced the Saints to the finish in a conference record time of 3 minutes, 24.19 seconds.
The Saints won two events with Easton Foss taking the 5,000 in 15:42.99 and Ryan Steger winning the 400 in 50.27.
Minnesota-Morris outpaced UWS and CSS to the women's title. The Yellowjackets won just one individual event - Maria Mazo in the 100 hurdles with a time of 15.54 - to edge the Saints by 2 1/2 points for second.
The Saints took four individual events. Anika Kling won her third title of the weekend when she clocked 12.60 in the 100, Lexi Erickson won the high jump with a mark of 4-11, Katelyn Leiden emerged victorious in the triple jump (33-8.5) and Natalie St. Marie won the shot put with a toss of 40-6.25.
• Three Minnesota Duluth runners - junior Sam Wiechman and freshmen Cole Fechner and Ben Palmquist - all secured individual titles Saturday at the Meet of the UnSaintly in St. Paul.
Wiechman prevailed in the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.20, while Palmquist did likewise in the 110-meter hurdles (15.39) and Fechner in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (10:35.70).