the UAA title
The 23rd-ranked wrestling team captured the 2001 University
Athletic Association championship this February. The title was
Chicago's seventh in 14 years. Meanwhile, second-year Bill Kopecky
took first place in the 197-pound competition at the NCAA Division
III Great Lakes regional championship, earning the chance to
participate in the NCAA Division III championship.
Men's and women's swimming teams placed ninth at the UAA championships.
Third-year Jeremy Lankford recorded an NCAA Division III provisional
qualifying time at the 2001 University Athletic Association
championships. Lankford finished fourth in the 100-yard backstroke
in the finals and in the preliminary swam a time of 0:52.94.
He qualified for nationals in the same event a year ago. First-year
Northe Saunders set a school record in the 200-yard freestyle
with a time of 1:44.12, breaking a mark set in 1988.
the right track
The University of Chicago men's and women's indoor track
& field teams captured third and fifth place, respectively,
at the 2001 University Athletic Association championships. In
the men's competition, seven Maroons earned All-UAA honors.
First-year Tom Haxton was cited as the UAA Rookie of the Year
after winning the 5,000-meter run (15:12.52) and taking third
in the 3,000-meter run (8:48.95). Keith Mastronardi won the
triple jump with an NCAA Division III provisional qualifying
leap of 14.05 meters. Six women earned All-UAA honors. Third-year
Wendy Sullivan and second-year Zoe Swenson finished second and
third, respectively, in the 1,500-meter run (4:46.25, 4:50.17).
Sullivan, Swenson, second-year Clarisse Mesa, and first-year
Jessica Gatto set a UAA record time of 12:29.84 for the distance