Indoor Track Season Wraps Up – WAC Athletes and Alums Excel

Jamie Wigmore (left) placed 3rd and Jackie Benning finished 6th in the 2015 Isaak's Eight in Edmonton

Jamie Wigmore (left) placed 3rd and Jackie Benning finished 6th in the 2015 Isaak’s Eight in Edmonton

The 2015 indoor track season wrapped up this weekend, and WAC athletes and alums posted some notable performances.

In Edmonton, Jamie Wigmore and Jackie Benning both established personal best times in the Isaak’s Eight at the Running Room Indoor Games in Edmonton.  Wigmore established a new GPRC school record in the 800m, clocking a time of 2:15.13, good for third place in the invitational field.   Benning clocked 2:22 and finished 6th.

Fiona Benson leading the 1500m at the 2015 CIS Indoor Track and Field Championships

Fiona Benson leading the 1500m at the 2015 CIS Indoor Track and Field Championships

In Windsor, Ontario, former Wolves standout Fiona Benson, running for Trinity Western University, capped off a stellar university career with four podium finishes at the CIS Indoor Track and Field Championships.  Benson struck gold in the 1500m (4:18) and silver in the 3000m (9:16), both personal best times.  She also ran legs on Trinity Western’s bronze medal winning 4 x 400m and 4 x 800m teams.

Another Wolves alum, Joren Manz, had a fourth place finish, running a leg on the University of Alberta’s 4 x 800m relay team.

Results  –  2015 Running Room Indoor Games

Results – 2015 CIS Indoor Track and Field Championships

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