By Colin Marklowitz

Laurisa Titterud captured first place honors in the 800-meter run, helping lead the University of Wisconsin–Stout women’s track team to a fourth place finish at the Ashton May Invitational, which was hosted at the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse on April 4 and 5.

Titterud, a sophomore from Lino Lakes, Minn., finished in 2:16.36, just .24 seconds ahead of the second place finisher.

Senior Jessika Smith from Onalaska, Wis. took second in the long jump with a leap of 18 feet, 7.25 inches while Jada Hamilton, a junior from Rice Lake, Wis., placed second in the 400-meter dash in 58.71 seconds.

On the men’s side of things, Ben Mohr, a senior from Neilsville, Wis., and Peyton Shedd, a sophomore from Sheldon, Wis., tied for fourth in the pole vault with jumps of 14 feet, 11.5 inches.

Up next, the Blue Devils will be at the University of Wisconsin–River Falls Invitational in River Falls, Wis. on Saturday, April 12.

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