UMD's Maher Earns Weekly NSIC Honor

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UMD's Maher Earns Weekly NSIC Honor

February 18, 2014 Updated Feb 18, 2014 at 3:00 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) junior Amelia Maher has been named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) field athlete of the week, it was announced on Tuesday.

Maher won the NSIC indoor pentathlon championship this past weekend, posting a total of 3,605 points which marks the 10th-best score in the nation so far this season in Division II.

In the individual events, the Sauk Center, Minn. native tied for first in the high jump (1.66 meters), was second in the 800-meter run (2.22.44), and was third in the long jump (5.26 meters).

Posted by Zach Schneider
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