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Gillett's Runge on UW-M Women's Track Roster
Issue Date: January 30, 2020
Linzy Runge of Gillett, and a graduate of Suring High School, will compete for the UW-Whitewater women's track and field team during the 2020 season, which begins over the weekend.
Runge, a freshman, is majoring in business.
The UW-Whitewater women's track and field team opens its 2020 season Saturday, Feb. 1 by hosting the Karl Schlender Invitational at Kachel Fieldhouse.
The Warhawks finished seventh at the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Championships last season, and had two individuals qualify for the NCAA Indoor Championships, both finishing among the top 12 in their respective events, and an All-American during the outdoor season.
Saturday's meet, which begins at 10 a.m., is one of three indoor events UW-Whitewater is set to host in 2020. The team hosts the annual Warhawk Classic on Feb. 1 and the Midwest Elite Invitational on Feb. 15.
The Warhawks will face WIAC opponents at UW-Stevens Point's Pointer Invitational on Feb. 8 before heading to Naperville, Ill. for North Central's Slick Invite on Feb. 21. The WIAC Indoor Championships will be hosted by UW-Oshkosh Feb. 28-29. The team also visits UW-Platteville on March 6 and UW-Stevens Point again on March 7 for last chance meets.
The NCAA Indoor Championships are set for March 13-14 at the JDL Fast Track in Greensboro, N.C.
The outdoor season begins April 3 as UW-Whitewater hosts the Rex Foster Twilight. UW-Whitewater visits UW-Platteville (April 11) and Augustana (April 17) before hosting the Drake Alternative Meet on April 25 at Rex Foster Track.
The WIAC Outdoor Championships will take place May 1-2 in La Crosse. The Warhawks will compete in last chance meets May 8 and May 15 before the NCAA Outdoor Championships, which are slated for May 21-23 in Rochester, N.Y.