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Sports Sports for Wednesday, Feb. 26

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 12:36 a.m. CST • Updated: Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 12:43 a.m. CST

Mooseheart grad captures conference title

Mooseheart graduate and Marquette freshman Oumaru Abudlahi won the men’s high jump at the Big East Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships this past weekend in New York.

Abdulahi took the gold at the height of 6-foot-9¾ inches. Abudlahi was sixth in the long jump as the Golden Eagles took fourth in the meet.

St. Charles East grad earns honors

Wisconsin-Whitewater junior swimmer and St. Charles East graduate Brooke Flesher was named to the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference All-Sportsmanship Team this past weekend at the WIAC Championships in Brown Deer, Wis.

Kaneland grad breaks school records

Kaneland graduate and Saint Louis swimmer Grant Alef finished second in the 200-yard backstroke at the Atlantic 10 Conference Championships this past weekend in Geneva, Ohio.

Alef’s time of 1 minutes, 46.51 seconds is now the school record with the Billikens.

He also helped the 800 medley relay that also set a school record in 6:43.24.

Rosary graduate earns Big-Ten honors

Rosary graduate and Penn State senior swimmer Mackenzie Powers earned First Team All-Big Ten honors this past weekend at the Big Ten Championships in Minneapolis.

She won the 100-yard butterfly and set a Big Ten record and a meet record in the process. She was also the runner-up in the 100 breastroke. Powers was a part of the runner-up 400 medley relay team.

Marmion wrestling advances in team duals

CHICAGO – The Marmion wrestling team defeated Mt. Carmel, 44-18, on Tuesday in an IHSA wrestling team dual sectional semifinal.

The Cadets advance to a state quarterfinal Saturday’s state quarterfinal in Bloomington against Plainfield Central. 

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