Track & Field



 Candace Wollert
Candace Wollert

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lingle, Wyo.

High School:
Lingle-Ft. Laramie HS

Height:
5-10

Event:
Middle Distance

Experience:
4L


04/18/2014

Finley and Distance Crew Shine for UW Track in California

Several Top-10 Marks Notched by Cowboys and Cowgirls

04/03/2014

Cowboys and Cowgirls Continue Outdoor Season in Colorado

Wyoming Heads to Northern Colorado's Tom Benich Invite

03/29/2014

Wyoming Starts Outdoor Season with Solid Marks in Fort Collins

Sophomore Kereston Thomas Wins the 100 and 200 Meters

03/13/2014

Finley Set to Represent Wyoming at NCAA Indoor Championships

Senior Thrower Seeks 10th All-America Honor

03/01/2014

Cowgirls Claim Second for Highest Finish Ever at MW Indoor Meet

Kereston Thomas and Mason Finley Win Individual Titles for Wyoming

05/17/2011

2011 MWC Outdoor Championships

Photos from the 2011 Mountain West Conference Track and Field Championships

2012-13: During the indoor season, competed at the MW Championships in the 800 meter (9th, 2:15) and the distance medley relay (6th, 12:15)...achieved second place in the 800 meters in 2:14 at the Holiday Inn Invite and assisted the DMR to first place in 12:02...competed in the 800 meters at the AF Invite, placing second in 2:13 and was a member of the DMR that took first in 12:29...outdoors, competed at the MW Championships in the 800 meters, placing ninth in the finals in 2:12...came in first in the 800 meters at the Cowpoke Open in 2:12...earned first place in the 800 meters in 2:12 at the Jack Christiansen Invite...assisted the 4x400-meter relay to first place in 3:58 to open the outdoor season at the Tom Benich Invite...named Academic All-MW and a MW Scholar Athlete.

2011-12: Had a strong indoor season with three first-place finishes ... the finishes included a 4x400-meter relay at the Power Meet, a 4x800-meter relay at the Blue and Silver Meet and an 800 meters at the Husker Invite ... had her top season times at both the events she competed in at the MW Championships, placing fifth in the 800 meters in 2:10.52, the school record indoors, and fourth in the 4x400-meter relay in 3:44 ... during the outdoor season, had a season-best 56.9 in the 400 meters for third place at the Fum McGraw Invite ... at the Snowball Meet, won the 800 meters in 2:14 and ran a 2:08.61, second in UW's outdoor career lists, at the MW Championships for third place ... finished the season by competing at the NCAA West Preliminaries where she placed 39th in the 800 meters in 2:11.

2010-11: Became the Cowgirls' top 800-meter runner as a freshman, posting the fastest 800 mark in school history during the indoor season and the second-fastest time during the outdoor season ... finished third at the MW Outdoor Championships, and earned her way to the NCAA West Preliminaries with the 4x400-meter relay team ... won four events over the course of the year, and was an integral part of the Cowgirl attack ... in addition, earned Academic All-Conference and MW Scholar-Athlete honors.

Before Wyoming: A highly skilled athlete at Lingle-Ft. Laramie High School ... lettering several times in volleyball, indoor and outdoor track ... was a multiple state champion in both the 400-meter dash and the 800-meter run ... participated in premier events such as the Wyoming Track Classic and the Simplot Games.

Personal: Born Feb. 1 in Lamar, Colo., to Mike and Gretchen Wollert ... majoring in dietetics at UW.

Personal Bests:
Indoor:
400 Meters - 57.36 (2012)
800 Meters - 2:10.52 (2012)(No. 1 UW All-Time Mark)

Outdoor:
400 Meters - 56.11 (2011)
800 Meters - 2:08.30 (2011)(No. 2 UW All-Time Mark)

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