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Women's Indoor Track & Field - Tue, Apr. 18, 2017

April 18, 2017

NSAA PRESS RELEASE

MADISON, S.D. – The North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) has chosen Dakota State's (S.D.) Kylie Martin as its Women's Outdoor Field Athlete-of-the-Week, the fifth edition of the conference track & field weekly honor was announced by the conference office.

DSU's Martin won a pair of throwing titles at the Red Raider Invitational last Wednesday (April 12) and Thursday (April 13) in Orange City, Iowa at DeValois Stadium on the campus of Northwestern (Iowa) College.

She won the women's hammer throw title for the second consecutive meet with another DSU school record mark on April 12.  It was the third straight meet that she had broken the school record in hammer throw.  Martin tossed a measurement of 48.36 meters (158 feet, 8 inches) to claim the individual title, which is also the national qualifying mark.

Martin's hammer throw is currently 18th-best in the NAIA.  She qualified for the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships for the second consecutive year.  The 2017 NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships will be held in Gulf Shores, Ala. on May 25-27.

Martin added the women's shot put individual title on April 13, throwing a personal-best mark of 12.58 meters (41 feet, 3.25 inches).  Her throw is also the third best mark in the DSU Women's Outdoor Track & Field school record book.

Martin also added a personal-best record in the women's discus throw.  She registered a measurement of 37.30 meters (122 feet, 4 inches) for a ninth-place finish for the Trojans.

Kylie is the daughter of Doug and Janet Martin of Dakota Dunes, S.D.  She is a senior Exercise Science major at Dakota State University.

Dakota State heads to Sioux City, Iowa for the annual premier event in the Midwest area, the Sioux City Relays.  Events kick off on Friday at 12 noon and continues on Saturday with another full day of events starting at 9 a.m.

Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director

 
 
 
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