January 31, 2014
MANKATO, Minn. – Six Dakota State University weight throwers competed on the first day of the Minnesota State-Mankato Open at the Myers Fieldhouse. The two-day meet kicked off on Friday afternoon.
Gimbel placed ninth in the men's weight throw with a measurement of 14.82 meters (48 feet and 7.5 inches). Trevor Van Tilburg was 16th with a measurement of 13.76 meters (45 feet and 1.7 inches). There were a total of 29 throwers in the men's weight throw event.
On the women's side, Currey was 29th with a throw measurement of 12.28 meters (40 feet and 3.5 inches). Shayna Dwyer was 31st after throwing a measurement of 12.22 meters (40 feet and 1.1 inches).
Clara Schild placed 38th (11.34 meters – 37 feet and 2.5 inches) and Kelci Viesselman finished 40th (11.22 meters – 36 feet and 9.7 inches). A total of 46 throwers competed in the women's weight throw event.
Dakota State continues their action at the Minnesota State-Mankato Open Saturday at Myers Fieldhouse.
Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director