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    Richmond Richter finished first in the triple jump with a personal-best leap of 14.87 meters
    Richmond Richter finished first in the triple jump with a personal-best leap of 14.87 meters

    Top Flames Moment: Men's Track & Field Wins Twice at HL Indoor Championships

    Aug. 1, 2014

    The 2013-14 academic year featured exceptional accomplishments for UIC student-athletes. Over the summer months (June 2 – August 8), UICFlames.com will rewind and look back on the Top 40 Flames’ Moments from 2013-14. Each sport will be featured over ten weeks as we recap the year that was in UIC Athletics.

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    Team: Men’s Indoor Track & Field
    Moment: Men’s Track & Field Wins Twice at HL Indoor Championships
    Date: March 2, 2014
    Location: Watson and Tressel Training Site in Youngstown, Ohio

    QUICK RECAP
    Richmond Richter and Seyi Ogunleye went head-to-head in triple jump competition at the Horizon League Championships. Richter finished first, with a personal best leap of 14.87 meters and Ogunleye came in second with a mark of 14.43 meters. The foursome of Kyle Hauser, Gunnar Sterne, Angelos Karkalis and Photis Karkalis took home first place honors in the distance medley relay, finishing with a mark of 10:04.01.

    LARGER PICTURE
    - Richter won first place at the Lewis Invite (14.61 meters) and Chicagoland Championships (14.77 meters).
    - Richter recorded his season-best long jump on Jan. 31 at the Metzger Invite, leaping 6.15 meters.
    - The men’s distance medley relay team defeated second-place Detroit by four seconds.

    PREVIOUS TOP MOMENTS:
    June 2 - Men's Soccer Posts 1-0 Shutout Against #19 Gonzaga
    June 3 - Women's Basketball Defeats Wisconsin for Eighth Straight Win
    June 5 - Granderson Opens New Stadium at UIC
    June 6 - Ehrhardt Wins HL Women's Athlete of the Year
    June 9 - Dion Named NCAA Regional Gymnast of the Year
    June 10 - Ogunleye Wins Triple Jump at HL Championships
    June 12 - Volleyball's Five-Set Win over Marshall
    June 13 - Barlow's 38 Points Clinches Third Place for Flames at Showcase
    June 16 - Women's Tennis Defeats Oakland 6-1
    June 17 - Smollen Wins Individual Title at Green Bay Dual
    June 19 - Ishimaru Wins 200 Butterfly at HL Championship
    June 20 - UIC Upsets Michigan State and Indiana in Hoosier Classic
    June 23 - Women's Soccer Completes Roster for Inaugural Season
    June 24 - UIC to Host 2018 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships
    June 26 - Men's Tennis Extends Win Streak to Three
    June 27 - Women's Swimming and Diving's Strong Showing at HL Championships
    June 30 - Flames Collect Eighth Straight with 3-1 Win Over Drake
    July 1 - Flames Tie Program Record With 11th Straight Win
    July 2 - Flames Power Their Way to an 18-5 Romp Against Purdue
    July 3 - Ehrhardt Earns All-Region Honors
    July 7 - Women's Gymnastics Tops Illinois State in Final Home Meet
    July 8 - Mwale Wins High Jump at HL Championships
    July 10 - Volleyball Wins Five-Set Thriller at Cleveland State
    July 11- UIC Defeats March Madness Participant Milwaukee, 80-58
    July 14 - Knoppe Ties UIC Career Singles Victories Record
    July 15 - Ishimaru and Ciesielski Win HL Weekly Awards
    July 17 - Hernandez Earns HL Tournament Batting Champion Award
    July 18 - Mangal's 76 Highlights Round Two of Horizon League Championship
    July 21 - UIC Dance Takes Third at NDA Collegiate Championships
    July 22 - Gaides Sixth in All-Around at NCAA Qualifier
    July 24 - Men's Tennis Wins Senior Day against Youngstown State
    July 25 - Johnson Dives at NCAA Zone C Championships
    July 28 - Men's Soccer Earns No. 23 National Ranking
    July 29 - Flames Break Program Record with 73-65 Win at Youngstown State
    July 31 - Andersen Shines as UIC Baseball Wins Eighth Straight