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Men's Indoor Track & Field - Sat, Mar. 8, 2014

March 8, 2014

Photo by Anthony Drealan - Seth Boomsma standing on the 2nd place podium at NAIA Indoor Track & Field National Championships

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS

GENEVA, Ohio Seth Boomsma of Dakota State (S.D.) ran in the men's 60-meter national finals for his second straight year on Saturday afternoon on the final day of the NAIA Indoor Track & Field National Championships at the SPIRE Institute. 

Boomsma clocked a time of 6.77 seconds in the national men's 60-meter dash finals to earn a runner-up honor.  He improved his previous time of 6.82 seconds set in the prelims on Friday afternoon.  Dontaey Paige of Indiana Tech won the individual champion with a time of 6.73 seconds.

It was Boomsma's second straight year that he had earned runner-up honor in the NAIA men's 60-meter dash finals, earning NAIA All-American status.  He recorded his fourth overall NAIA All-American honor during his career at Dakota State, earning two times in Indoor Track & Field (2013, 2014 - both in men's 60-meter dash) and two times in Outdoor Track & Field (2013 – 100-meter dash and 4 x 100-meter relay).

Dakota State scored eight points in the national meet, finishing tied for 28th overall as a team.

The Trojans return back to action on Saturday, March 15 in the Fremont Half-Marathon in Fremont, Neb.  Dakota State kicks off their outdoor track & field season on Saturday, March 29 as they host its own meet – Trojan Invitational.  The home meet will be held at the Trojan Field.

Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director

 
 
 
  • Mar. 8 - Men's Indoor Track & Field @ NAIA Indoor National Track and Field Championships (Seth Boomsma - 60-meter dash finals) - 28th of 35
  • 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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