Track & Field - Sun, Feb. 17, 2013

BUENA VISTA OPEN RESULTS

STORM LAKE, Iowa - Three Dakota State University runners produced national qualifying times on Saturday at the Buena Vista Open.  It was DSU's indoor track and field regular-season finale for their last chance to qualify for the NAIA Indoor Track & Field nationals.  The meet was held at the Lamberti Recreation/Dennis Young Track, hosted by Buena Vista University.

Stephanie Uher recorded a national qualifying time of two minutes and 19.16 seconds in the women's 800-meter run.  Kayla Sveen finished with a time of 2:23.19 (personal best), followed by Stephanie Warnke (2:23.39 - season best) and Brooke Fritz (2:28.93).  Jared Sutton ran a time of 2:11.90 on the men's side.

Andy Coy clocked a national qualifying time in the men's 1000-meter run.  He was the top runner in the event with a time of 2.29.16.

Seth Boomsma captured the men's 55-meter dash with a national qualifying time of 6.42 seconds in the final.  He recorded a time of 6.47 seconds in the prelims.

D'Artist Williams qualified for NAIA Nationals after recording a time of 6.47 seconds in the men's 55-meter prelims.  He improved his time to 6.43 seconds in the finals and placed second.  Stacey Berg had a time of 6.66 seconds in the prelims and recorded 6.68 seconds in the finals.  Trevor Reddick clocked a time of 7.27 seconds in the prelims.

In throws, Ashley Currey produced a new DSU school record in the women's weight throw.  She threw a school record measurement of 43.04 feet (13.12 meters), breaking the previous old DSU school record of 42 feet and six inches set by Katie Gylfe in 2008.  Shayna Dwyer recorded a throw measurement of 11.87 meters (or 38.94 feet).  On the men's side, Ryan Gimbel threw a weight throw measurement of 49.84 feet (15.19 meters).  Trevor Van Tilburg had a measurement of 44.95 feet (13.70 meters).

The DSU women's 4 x 400-meter relay team (Sveen, Summer Bronson, Warnke and Uher) had produced a new school record time of 4:10.04.  The previous old mark was set in 2011 by Claire Beck, Brittany Young, Danielle Rowe and Brandi Gau with a time of 4:12.23.

Gimbel had a measurement of 44.39 feet (13.53 meters) in the men's shot put.  Currey recorded 35.24 feet (10.74 meters) in the women's shot put, while Dwyer had a measurement of 33.3 feet (10.15 meters)

Berg leaped a measurement of 32.33 feet (6.47 meters) in the men's long jump.  Shay Baysinger recorded a jump of six feet (1.83 meters) in the men's high jump.

Zach Ely and David Sotir were tied for second in the men's 55-meter hurdles finals with a time of 8.25 seconds (Ely - 8.40 seconds and Sotir 8.24 seconds in prelims).  Justin Templeton and Chad Pelkfoer both had a time of 8.50 seconds in the finals (Templeton - 8.23 seconds and Pelkfoer - 8.50 seconds in prelims).  Bronson recorded a time of 9.19 seconds in the women's 55-meter hurdles.

Nic Penning produced a time of 4:29.05 in the men's one-mile run.  He had a time of 9:11.24 in the men's 3000-meter run, while Taylor Hauge recorded a time of 9:41.69.  On the women's side, Anastasia Asimakopoulos finished a time of 12:01.55, while Amber Wiebenga had a time of 13:08.29.

Penning had a time of 16:01.89 in the men's 5000-meter run.

In the men's 600-meters run, Gabe Samuelson clocked a time of 1:28.54.  Jared Truman finished in 1:31.59.  Victoria Sopko recorded a time of 1:49.02 on the women's side.

Five DSU men's runners raced in the 200-meter dash.  Boomsma had a time of 22.54 seconds, followed by Berg 22.84 seconds, Williams 22.97 seconds, Ely 24.25 seconds and Reddick 25.58 seconds.

Baysinger ran in the men's 400-meter dash with a time of 53.94 seconds.

The DSU men's 4 x 400-meter relay team (Mark Moeller, Andy Quezner, Steve Selchert and Truman) ran a time of 3:35.44.  The distance medley relay team (Selchert, Moeller, Quenzer and Coy) clocked a time of 10:28.55.

Dakota State will be sending seven runners - Boomsma, Coy, Fritz, Sveen, Warnke, Williams and Uher - to the NAIA Indoor Track and Field National Championships.  The three-day national meet will be held at the Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio on Feb. 28-March 2.

Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director

 
 
 
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  • Mar. 7 - Men's Indoor Track & Field @ NAIA Indoor National Track and Field Championships (Seth Boomsma - 60-meter dash semifinals) - No Team Score
  • Feb. 22 - Men's Indoor Track & Field @ Buena Vista (Iowa) Relays - No Team Score
  • Feb. 15 - Men's Indoor Track & Field @ Dordt (Iowa) Invitational - No Team Score
  • Feb. 15 - Men's Indoor Track & Field @ Iowa State Open (Seth Boomsma - 60-meter dash finals) - No Team Score
  • Feb. 14 - Men's Indoor Track & Field @ Iowa State Open (Seth Boomsma - 60-meter dash prelims) - No Team Score
  • Feb. 8 - Men's Indoor Track & Field @ University of South Dakota Open - No Team Score
  • Feb. 7 - Men's Indoor Track & Field @ Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational (University of Nebraska) - No Team Score
  • Feb. 1 - Men's Indoor Track & Field @ Minnesota State Mankato Open - No Team Score
  • Jan. 31 - Men's Indoor Track & Field @ Minnesota State Mankato Open - No Team Score
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