Both Nebraska Wesleyan men's and women's track teams won the team titles at the 2011 Prairie Wolf Invitational held Friday (Apr. 22) at the new Woody Greeno Track in Lincoln. NWU men scored 209 points to defeat Concordia by 14, while the Prairie Wolves women scored 180.25 to outdistance Nebraska-Kearney by 25.25.
The NWU men won nine total events on the day, while the women won eight individual events.
Taylor Tacha was the only multiple event winner for the Prairie Wolves as she won the 100 hurdles (14.61), the 400 hurdles (1:04.78) and ran on the winning 4x100 meter relay team. Her time in the 100 hurdles is a new season best.
Amanda Brichacek had a big performance in the hammer throw as she set a new school record with a toss of 184-6. That is an automatic qualifying NCAA mark.
For the men, Kevin Janata ran a career-best time of 14.24 to tie for the third fastest time in school history in the 110 hurdles.
Elliott Bulling also set a new career best in the shot put with a throw of 55-2 to improve his NCAA qualifying time.