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UW-Superior's Ruehl, Drexler win year-end UMAC track and field honors

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UW-Superior senior Svenja Ruehl has been named the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) women's field athlete of the year, it was announced on Tuesday afternoon.

It's the third straight year Ruehl has won the award, this time after winning both the long jump and triple jump at this past weekend's UMAC indoor championships. She set a new meet record in the long jump (17 feet, 8.25 inches) and a new facility record in the triple jump (37 feet, 9.25 inches).

In addition to that, UW-Superior head coach Glen Drexler was named the conference's coach of the year on the men's side after leading those Yellowjackets to a second straight UMAC indoor championship.

Below are listed the locals included on this year's all-UMAC teams, from both UW-Superior and St. Scholastica.

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2017-18 ALL-UMAC INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD TEAM (WOMEN)

Sammi Argir, St. Scholastica

Melina Avinon, St. Scholastica

Emily Conley, St. Scholastica

Casey Hovland, St. Scholastica

Anika Kling, St. Scholastica

Maria Mazo, UW-Superior

Aria Plewa, St. Scholastica

Taylor Phillips, UW-Superior

Kelli Praska, UW-Superior

Valeriw Rowe, UW-Superior

Svenja Ruehl, UW-Superior

Kate Schweman, UW-Superior

Mikaela Shepard, UW-Superior

Breanna Shofner, St. Scholastica

Natalie St. Marie, St. Scholastica

LeAnn Torgerson, UW-Superior

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2017-18 ALL-UMAC INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD TEAM (MEN)

Rand Bieri, UW-Superior

Isaac Boedigheimer, St. Scholastica

Edward Carlson, UW-Superior

Matt Carlson, UW-Superior

Frank Cerar, St. Scholastica

Alex Dzikonski, UW-Superior

Easton Foss, St. Scholastica

Cole Gelhar, UW-Superior

Henry Haberman, UW-Superior

Wyatt Helgeson, St. Scholastica

Jordan Koski, UW-Superior

Joe Olinger, UW-Superior

Jack Peru, St. Scholastica

Noah Potratz, UW-Superior

Evan Walpole, UW-Superior

Jake Weston, UW-Superior

Fauston Wirtz, UW-Superior

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