Pioneers name athletes of the week

Pioneers name athletes of the week


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Men's Track & Field - Zach Lee, Junior (Franklin, Wis.) - Lee won the WIAC title in the 1500 meters this past weekend with a two second personal record of 3:50.43. The time is seventh on the NCAA National list and all but assures him a spot at the NCAA National Championships in three weeks. An hour and a half after running the 1500, Lee competed in the 800 meters and finished second with a season best time of 1:53.11.

Women's Track & Field - Johanna Meister, Junior (Darlington, Wis.) - Meister set a pair of personal records and a season best time this past weekend at the WIAC Outdoor Championships. She ran an eight second PR in the 1500 meters to place sixth, and soon after finished third in the 800 meters with a PR of 2:15.58. Finally, she anchored the women's 4x400 to a season best time and a fifth place finish.

Baseball - Caleb Kaufmann, Junior (Wilton, Iowa), Pitcher - Kaufmann had the best start of his career as a Pioneer on May 6 in the final game of a four game set with Illinois Tech. He put together an eight inning, complete game performance, giving up just one run on five hits while striking out five. Kaufmann retired 12 of the first 13 batters he faced, and didn't give up a hit until the fifth inning.

Baseball - Tyler Vogel, Junior (Mount Horeb, Wis.), Pitcher - In game one of a doubleheader on May 6 at Illinois Tech, Vogel had his best outing of the season when he threw eight innings of three run ball. He scattered seven hits while striking out a season high eight batters in the Pioneers 5-3 win.