FREMONT, Neb. - Two Dakota State University runners had qualified for NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships on Saturday. Seniors Anthony Drealan and Devon Berkness competed in the Midland Half-Marathon, where they placed in the top three. A total of 56 men's runners participated in the men's half-marathon, hosted by Midland University.
Drealan captured the individual title with a time of one hour, eight minutes and 36 seconds. Berkness placed third with a time of 1:10.13. Both Drealan and Berkness will be running in a full marathon at NAIA Nationals.
The 2011 NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships will be held on May 26-28 in Marion, Ind. at the Outdoor Sports Complex.
Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director