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Eagle men win 14th title, women finish 4th at Outdoor Championships

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The UW-La Crosse men's track and field team won its 14th national outdoor title in program history on Saturday, edging UW-Eau Claire at the NCAA DIII Outdoor Championships.

The Eagles repeated as national champions with 41 points, while the Blugolds finished second with 33. It is the sixth NCAA III title for head coach Josh Buchholtz. The Eagles' 14 titles are the most in NCAA III.

UW-L won the 4x400 relay to close out the competition at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa. Ross Denman was third coming off the final corner, but surpassed the two runners ahead of him to help the Eagles win their sixth national title in the event.

The women's team finished fourth in head coach Pat Healy's final meet as head coach. Illinois Wesleyan won the title with 42 points, while the Eagles had 35 points.

Senior Bria Halama won the triple jump for a second-straight year, setting a Walston-Hoover Stadium record with a mark of 42-2 1/4.

A number of UW-L athletes earned All-American honors for their finishes.

You can find full results here. There is more information about UW-L's accomplishes here.

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