Women Finish 3rd, Men 5th at UAA Indoor Championships

NEW YORK -- The University of Chicago women's team placed third while the men's team captured fifth place at the 2012 University Athletic Association Indoor Track & Field Championships at the New Balance Track & Field Center in Manhattan. New York University served as the host.

During the two days of competition, 11 Maroons (four men, seven women) garnered All-Association accolades.

Top Team Scores - Men (7 team field)

1. Washington 117
2t. Carnegie Mellon 90
2t. Emory 90
5. Chicago 60

Top Team Scores - Women (7 team field)

1. Washington 149
2. Emory 136
3. Chicago 63

All-UAA Men's Performers

1st Place
Junior Billy Whitmore (Rocky River, Ohio/ St. Ignatius)
5,000m run (14:44.84)

2nd Place
Senior Nick Rockwell (Davis, Calif./ Jesuit)
Weight throw (16.07 m)

3rd Place
Junior Dee Brizzolara (Aurora, Ohio/ Aurora)
60m dash (7.15)
200m dash (22.51)

Senior Daniel Heck (Miami, Fla./ Ransom Everglades)
Weight throw (15.80 m)

All-UAA Women's Performers

2nd Place
Junior Kayla McDonald (Summit, N.J./ Summit)
800m run (2:13.18)

3rd Place
Sophomore Michaela Whitelaw (Swarthmore, Pa./ Strath Haven)
Mile run (5:06.35)

Junior Julia Sizek (Dayton, Ohio/ Oakwood)
3,000m run (10:00.32)

Freshman Reecie Dern (Fort Collins, Colo./ Fort Collins)
Shot put (11.33 m)

Freshman Simone Aldredge (Davis, Calif./ Davis)
Freshman Meghan Derken (Madison, Conn./ Hand)
Senior  Jaleesa Akuoko (Wauwatosa, Wis./ West)
1600m relay (4:09.74)

Up Next

The Maroons return to action at North Central College Friday evening.