The same two distance runners headline Badger Nation's male athletes of the year that led the inaugural list a year ago. This time around, however, the order is flipped. Also for the second consecutive year, the track and field and cross country programs dominate these awards.
The University of Wisconsin men's track and field team finished eighth at the NCAA Outdoor Championships Saturday after junior sprinter Demi Omole's third-place finish in the 100 meters. Florida State won the team title.
The UW men's track team is tied for first after day two of NCAA Championships. Simon Bairu, Joe Detmer and Tim Nelson all provided points for the Badgers; three hockey players invited to World Juniors evaluation camp.
Alonzo Moore won the triple jump Saturday at the NCAA Mideast Regional in Knoxville, Tenn., and Demi Omole placed second in the 100 meters. Wisconsin men's track team now has eight qualifiers for the NCAA Championships.
Junior sprinter runs sub-10 100 meters at NCAA Regional, shattering Wisconsin record. Junior distance runner Chris Solinsky earned an automatic NCAA bid in the 5,000 meters. Competition continues Saturday.
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