Women's Track and Field Races To Fourth-Place Finish At Wheaton Invitational|
April 17, 2005
Wheaton, Ill. - University of Illinois at Chicago junior sprinter Jessica Fouche raced to a pair of first-place marks in both the 200-meter dash (24.56) and 400-meter dash (55.16) to propel the women's track and field team to a fourth-place finish at the Wheaton Invitational on Saturday afternoon.
Wheaton College won the overall title with 168 points, followed by Carthage (143.5), University of Chicago (125), UIC (91.5), Olivet Nazarene (76), UW-Whitewater (74.5), College of DuPage (20.5) and Harper (15).
Rounding out the second-place finishers for UIC was freshman Adaeze Chuma-Okorafor (high jump, 1.57 meters) and the 4x100 relay team (48.8).
UIC's 4x100 relay team rounded out the top-three marks for the Flames with a second-place finish of 48.8.
UIC will be back in action on Saturday afternoon, as they will travel to Rensselaer, Ind., to participate in the St. Joseph's Invitational at 10:00 a.m.