WSC's Fehringer and Milander Earn All-American Honors At Nationals
Posted: 24 May, 2013
PUEBLO, Colo. - The Wayne State women's track and field team got off to a strong start Thursday night at the NCAA Division II Outdoor National Track and Field Championships in Pueblo, Colorado as Carly Fehringer and Lachel Milander each collected All-American honors with second and fifth place finishes respectively in the hammer throw. Fehringer, a junior from Wayne, collected a second place finish with a top mark of 197' 2". She entered nationals ranked second in the event with a season-best throw of 206' 11". It's the second All-American finish this season for Fehringer, who was an Indoor All-American in the weight throw in March. Milander, a senior from Pierce, also earned All-American honors with a fifth place effort in the hammer throw at 188' 6". She was an automatic qualifier and was ranked fourth in the nation entering the meet. Two other Wildcats also competed Thursday night in the hammer throw as junior Emily Wells tied for 13th with a top throw of 171' 5" while junior Mackenzie Maschingcame in 20th place with a best throw of 162' 2". Wayne State will have more athletes competing Friday as Brad Wright, the team's lone men's national qualifier, throws in the men's discus at 2 p.m. Mountain Time while Emily Wells and Sara Wells will participate in the women's discus at 5 p.m. Mountain Time.
Photos contributed by Marlon Brink