Scholastica Jumpers Earn Weekly UMAC Honors

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Scholastica Jumpers Earn Weekly UMAC Honors

December 12, 2012 Updated Dec 12, 2012 at 12:16 AM CDT

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Two St. Scholastica jumpers have been named Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) athlete of the week, it was announced on Tuesday.

International Falls, Minn. native Shawn Filipiak was named the male athlete of the week for his first place finish at "The Opener," setting a new program record with a jump of 6 feet, 4.25 inches.

Nicole Christianson, meanwhile, was named the female athlete of the week for her first place finish at "The Opener," falling just one centimeter short of a program record with a jump of 5 feet, 1.57 inches.

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