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Track & Field - Fri, Apr. 21, 2017

April 21, 2017

MADISON, S.D. – Dakota State (S.D.) had set numerous personal records on the first day of the 53rd Annual Sioux City Relays Friday, highlighted by Kylie Martin's another school record performance in the women's hammer throw.  Numerous athletes from all collegiate levels competed in the two-day outdoor track & field meet at Olsen Stadium.

Martin kept improving her personal record and broke the DSU Women's Outdoor Track & Field school record in the women's hammer throw for the fourth consecutive meet.  She improved her NAIA national qualifying mark and school record with a 48.98 meters mark (160 feet, 8 inches), earning a fifth-place overall in the event.  She was the top NAIA place finisher in the women's hammer throw.  Jobi McCreary improved her personal record in the hammer throw with a measurement of 28.73 meters (94 feet, 3 inches) for a 39th-place finish.

Martin was also 20th in the women's discus throw, recording a measurement of 34.89 meters (114 feet, 6 inches) for the Trojans.  McCreary was 34th (28.46 meters – 93 feet, 4 inches).

DSU's Megan Schrempp clocked her personal best time of 13.44 seconds to finish 26th in the women's 100-meter dash prelims.  Breanna Adsit ran a season-best time of 13.64 seconds for a 29th-place.

D'Artist Williams ran in the men's 100-meter dash for Dakota State, earning a fifth-place finish with a time of 11.06 seconds.  He qualified for Saturday's men's 100-meter dash finals, scheduled for 11:30 a.m.  Bailey Ludens added a personal best time of 11.45 seconds to finish 23rd in the race.

Kennan Kelly improved his personal best time of 11.90 seconds for a 39th place finish in the men's 100-meter dash prelims.  Austin Row was 42nd with a time of 12.21 seconds (personal record) for DSU.

In the women's 800-meter run, Victoria Sopko led the Trojans with 49th place finish after clocking a time of 2:35.24.  Tyra Laws registered her season-best time of 2:43.38 to earn 67th place finish, while Mercedes Jochims was 70th in 2:52.73. 

Alex Derr produced a personal record time of 1 minute, 56.19 seconds to place 15th in the men's 800-meter run for Dakota State.  Mark Moeller was 18th in 1:56.91.  Cameron Harming added a personal-best time of 1:57.96 to finish 22nd in the race.  Corey Hermann also had a personal-best time in the 800-meters, clocking a time of 2:02.98 for a 51st-place finish.

BreeAna Olson ran a time of 27.27 seconds in the women's 200-meter dash for the Trojans (19th-place finish).  Adsit added a 36th-place finish with a time of 28.89 seconds.

Williams led DSU with a fifth-place finish in the men's 200-meter dash.  He recorded a time of 22.39 seconds in the race.  Ludens added a 22nd place finish in 23.51 seconds, while Kelly was 32nd with a time of 24.37 seconds.

The first day of the Sioux City Relays concluded with the 10,000-meter run.  The Trojans placed two runners in the top eight, led by Braden Curnow with a third place finish.  He clocked a personal best time of 33 minutes, 28.10 seconds.  Maxwell Cruse also posted his personal best time of 33 minutes, 58.11 seconds to place seventh in the race.

Dakota State continues their action on the second day of the 53rd Annual Sioux City Relays Saturday.  First event is slated for 9 a.m. at Olsen Stadium.

Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director

 
 
 
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