The Titans piled up 42 points to edge out Baldwin Wallace's 41.
NCAA D-III national women's outdoor track champions= Illinois Wesleyan pic.twitter.com/4csLU7MpcZ
— IWU Sports (@iwusports) May 28, 2016
Amelia Glueck captured the long jump title with a leap of 19-9 and provided a HUGE 10 points for Titans. Glueck, a sophomore from Pekin, Ill., just beat out Baldwin Wallace's Melanie Winters, who jumped 19-8.75. Winters was the national champion in the long jump in the indoor championships earlier this year.
Amelia Glueck jumps 19 feet-9 inches to win the long jump. Photo: D3photography.com
In the high jump, Illinois Wesleyan's Molly McGraw cleared 5-9.25 to earn the crucial 10 points, beating out Stevens Institute's Gladys Njoku by more than an inch.
IWU also got strong performances from senior Jill Harmon, who finished third in both the the heptathlon and the triple jump, and senior Nia Joiner, who finished second in the 100 with a time of 12.11 seconds.
Baldwin Wallace's Winters paced the Yellow Jackets to their runner-up finish. In addition to her second-place finish in the long jump, Winters also won the individual national titles in both the 100m hurdles and 200m dash.
In her win in the 100m hurdles, Winters had the sixth fastest time in D3 history at 13.78.
— BW Sports (@bwathletics) May 28, 2016
The title was the third national outdoor track and field championship for Illinois Wesleyan, which also won in 2008 and 2010. The school also won the women's indoor title in 2008.
Full results from the meet can be found here.