McGee, Capriglione Earn Weekly WIAC Honors

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McGee, Capriglione Earn Weekly WIAC Honors

January 29, 2013 Updated Jan 29, 2013 at 4:21 PM CDT

Superior, WI (NNCNOW.com) --- UW-Superior track and field athletes Kenny McGee and Katie Capriglione have been earned Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) athlete of the week honors, it was announced on Tuesday.

McGee, a freshman for the Yellowjackets, won three events at this past weekend's Warren Bowlus Invitational hosted by UW-Stout. McGee won the long jump and the triple jump, and he was also part of the winning 4x200-meter relay team.

His mark of 23 feet, 6.25 inches in the long jump and 47 feet, 0.25 inches in the triple jump both established new school records for UW-Superior.

Capriglione, meanwhile, picked up her first win of the season at the Warren Bowlus Invitational. Her mark of 56 feet, 4.75 inches in the weight throw not only set a new school record, but it also ranks her fifth nationwide in NCAA Division III.

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