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Badgers win four events during final day of Walt Disney Open


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March 22, 2014

Day Two Results

MADISON, Wis. - Freshman Georgia Ellenwood won the 200 meters and the 100 hurdles as the Wisconsin men's and women's track and field teams walked away with four individual titles after the final day of the Walt Disney Open on Saturday in Orlando, Fla.

On the women's side, Ellenwood, making her Wisconsin debut after competing unattached during the indoor season, won the women's 200 meters in 24.94 seconds and the 100 hurdles in 14.68. Fellow freshman Taylor Twedt finished second in the 100 hurdles, clocking in at 14.60, while placing seventh in the 200 in 27.56.

Junior Courtney Walden won the pole vault clearing 12 feet, 7.50 inches, while sophomore Taylor Kirby was second clearing 12-7.50.

Three Badgers finished in the top-four in the women's javelin, as Brianna Bower finished runner-up with a heave of 149-2, while Twedt and Ellenwood finished third (123-7) and fourth (122-9), respectively.

Junior Sophie Roth placed second in the 100 meters earning a time of 12.16, while senior Laura McGinnis claimed third in the long jump, saoring 17-7.50.

On the men's side, the Badgers' lone win came in the 4x400 meter relay, as junior Garret Payne, senior Tyler Woloszyk, sophomore Aaron Thompson and freshman Ryan Davis clocked a time of 3:19.21. It marked UW's third relay win of the weekend, as the Badgers won the 4x200 and the 4x1500 yesterday.

Four Badgers placed in the top-six in the 110 hurdles, as junior Matt Widule was third (15.28), sophomore Charlie Foss was fourth (15.33), freshman Zach Reitzug was fifth (15.44) and freshman Shawn Michels was sixth (15.47).

Foss also placed fifth in the high jump, soaring 6-4, while freshman Jesse Johnson was runner-up in the pole vault with a clearance of 16-0.75.

The Badgers will head back to Florida next weekend for the UCF Invitational in Orlando, Fla.

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