Green Bay Notre Dame's Thurgood Dennis is all smiles as he carries the Div. 2 state runner-up trophy after Saturday's WIAA state track and field meet at Veterans Memorial Stadium at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Photo by Evan Siegle/Press-Gazette
The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men's track and field team never had won a NCAA Division III indoor national title in a running event prior to this season.
Sophomore Thurgood Dennis helped the program claim two at this year's meet March 8-9 in Naperville, Ill.
The Allouez native and former Green Bay Notre Dame standout won the 60-meter dash by breaking his school record with a time of 6.76 seconds, which was one hundredth of a second shy of tying the all-time DIII national meet record. ...