UMD Teammates 1-2 at NSIC Championships

By KBJR News 1

February 17, 2014 Updated Feb 18, 2014 at 12:15 AM CDT

Mankato, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) junior Amelia Maher was crowned indoor pentathlon champion on Sunday at the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) championships, just edging out runner-up and teammate Chanel Miller.

Maher finished the five-event competition with a final score of 3,605 points to beat out Miller's total of 3,486, denying Miller back-to-back titles in this particular event.

Maher, a native of Sauk Center, Minn., 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).

Miller, meanwhile, won the long jump (5.32 meters) and tied for third in the high jump (1.57 meters).

For full results of Sunday's NSIC indoor pentathlon championship, click here.

Posted by Zach Schneider
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