EUGENE, Ore. — University of Wisconsin junior Georgia Ellenwood competed in four events of the women’s heptathlon on Friday.
On the biggest collegiate stage, she turned in two personal-best times.
Behind those performances, Ellenwood sits in seventh place overall after Day 1 of the event at the NCAA outdoor track and field championships.
In her final competition of the evening, Ellenwood finished fourth in the 200 meters, posting a personal-record time of 24.60 seconds.
In her first event Friday, she was 14th in the 100 hurdles, also registering a top time of :13.81.
In between those events, Ellenwood tied for fourth in the high jump (5 feet, 83/4 inches) and 10th in the shot put (40-63/4).
Her overall point total of 3,530 is 421 behind leader Akela Jones of Kansas State.
The heptathlon concludes today with the long jump, javelin and 800 meters.
Freshman Morgan McDonald earned All-America honors in the 5,000.
He placed fifth in 13:29.79, becoming only the third Badger to break 13:30 in the 5K outdoors.
Sophomore Josh McDonald finished 21st in the discus with a top throw of 156-1.