Wichita State Shockers

Shockers roll to another MVC title

Wichita State women's track and field team completed a dominant season by winning the Missouri Valley Conference outdoor championship on Sunday.

The Shockers totaled 194 points to top Southern Illinois' 186.50. WSU junior Audacia Moore won the 100-meter dash with a personal-best time of 11.51 seconds and the 200 (23.51 seconds) on Sunday. She also helped WSU's 400-meter relay team win with a time of 45.97 seconds and placed third in the triple jump.

Aliphine Tuliamuk won the 5,000 meters with a time of 16:31.35 with teammate Tonya Nero second at 16:41.81. Nero also finished second in the 1,500 with a time of 4:26.49. Tanya Friesen, who finished second in the heptathlon Saturday, finished second in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 14.02. Shamoya Pruitt finished third in the 100 (11.86) and ran on the 400 relay.

The WSU men finished third with 163 points. Indiana State won the title with 168 points, one more than Southern Illinois.

WSU senior Josh Crawford won his third triple jump title with a personal-best leap of 52 feet, 6 inches. That performance ranks No. 13 nationally. Dylan Hartnett won the 400 with a time of 47.37 seconds. Todd McKown defended his 110-meter hurdles title with a time of 13.81. Hartnett, McKown, Matt Truman, D.J. Lindsey won the 1,600-meter relay with a time of 3:12.34.

The Shocker women swept the MVC titles in 2010-11. They started by winning their sixth straight cross country title last fall. In February, they won their second straight indoor title.

The outdoor title is WSU's fifth and its first since 2007.

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