Women's Track And Field Places Sixth At Horizon League Indoor Championships|
March 1, 2004
Greencastle, Ind. - University of Illinois at Chicago sophomore sprinter Jessica Fouche turned in four top-three finishes to help the Flames to a sixth-place finish at the Horizon League Indoor Track and Field Championships at DePauw University.
Fouche placed second in the 200-meter dash (25.58) and followed that up with a pair of third-place finishes in the 60-meter dash (7.78) and the 400-meter dash (57.71). She was also a member of the third-place 4x400 relay (4:02.79) that included Jessica Cwiak, Elaine Hayes and Tamika Johnson.
Youngstown State won the overall title with 143 points, followed by UW-Milwaukee (113), Detroit (86.5), Loyola (70), Butler (57), UIC (46) and Wright State (11.5).
Senior weight specialist Danielle Simpson finished third in the weight throw with a toss of 49'10 ?".
UIC will be back in action on Saturday, as they will travel to South Bend, Ind., to participate in the Alex Wilson Invitational, hosted by Notre Dame, at 12:00 p.m.