For the third year in a row, the Wildcats placed ninth at the MIAC Championships. ShannonStrickland ’17 ran the fourth-fastest time in school history at the NCAA regional meet.
The Wildcats earned a program-best sixth-place finish at the MIAC Championships. Kaitlyn Alvarez ’18 and Abby Conzemius ’17 finished eighth and ninth, respectively, to earn All-Championship honors — both program firsts — and All-MIAC recognition.
St. Kate’s posted its best team finish since 2008, placing ninth in the MIAC standings with four conference wins. Hannah Brown ’16 became the
first Wildcat to earn All-MIAC honors since 2009.
Megan Lindenfelser ’18 and Alyssa Besch ’16 led the Wildcats to a 10-win season. Both players ranked in the top 15 among MIAC hitters during conference play.
St. Kate’s ended the season 10-15 overall — the best program finish in five years. LaShay Holt ’17 was named All-MIAC after leading the league in rebounding. Audra Clark ’18 earned All-First-Year
and Honorable Mention honors.
After winning Best Costume and placing second in jazz at the Tommie Invitational — a program-best finish — the Wildcats were invited to perform at University of Minnesota’s ‘Best-of-the-Best.’ The
dance show features top teams in the region.
The Wildcats ended the season sixth in the conference standings. Megan Killmer ’15 earned All-MIAC honors. Three others were Honorable Mention, including goalie Abbi White ’17, who led Division III in save percentage.
INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD
Brittany Moore ’16 finished second at the MIAC Championships in the 60-meter hurdles and set two school records. Moore and Shakeela Wells-Johnson ’17, who placed third in the 60-meter dash, both earned All-MIAC honors.
SWIMMING AND DIVING
St. Kate’s finished sixth at the MIAC Championships for the sixth-consecutive season. Jenna Nagy ’17 won both the 1- and 3-meter diving events to repeat as MIAC Diver of the Year. Sydney Wenner ’17 set a school record in the 200-yard butterfly, earning All-MIAC honors and a third-place finish.
OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD
Alyssa Besch ’16 won the javelin, St. Kate’s first individual MIAC title since 2010, while Shakeela Wells-Johnson ’17 won the 100-meter dash and was runner-up in the 100-meter hurdles. All three performances set school records. The squad finished ninth, its best team finish in six years.
The Wildcats set records for wins in a season (28-10 overall, 15-7 MIAC). The team posted a 10-game winning streak and defeated the University of St. Thomas for the first time in program history. Krista Flugstad ’18 was MIAC Rookie of the Year, while Megan Lindenfelser ’18 and Robyn Rohr ’16 were All-MIAC honorees.
St. Kate’s finished fifth in the MIAC standings to qualify for postseason for the fifth consecutive time. Maria Koval ’15 earned All-MIAC honors (singles and doubles) for the fourth time. Kylie Ketcho ’16, Alicia Knoll ’17, Angie Lorenzen ’16 and Mikinzee Salo ’16 were also all-conference selections.