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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (KWWL) -

The UNI women's track team finished second at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships. The spot marked the team's highest finish since winning the meet in 2008. The Panther men took 3rd place, finishing in a top 3 spot for the 3rd straight year.

On the women's side, senior Paige Knodle grabbed a pair of titles on the final day winning the 100 and 400 meter hurdles, setting school records in both races. Knodle was named the Outstanding Female Athlete of the meet. UNI's Amber Clock won the 800 meters just months after also capturing the race title at the conference indoor meet.

UNI's men saw some championship performances on Sunday with Brandon Carnes winning the 100 and 200 meter sprints. Carnes was named the Outstanding Male Athlete of the meet. UNI also won a title in the discus behind Isaac Holtz's top throw of 178 feet, 11 inches.

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