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Posted: Wednesday, April 3, 2019 3:30 pm

Dakota State University won nine events at the Buena Vista Outdoor Open on Saturday in Storm Lake, Iowa.

DSU placed fourth in the women's team standings with 91 points. Northwestern (Iowa) was first with 196 points, followed by Buena Vista 148 and Morningside 129.

Josie Wolf won the 100- and 200-meter dashes in 12.72 seconds and 26.80 seconds, respectively.

Wolf was a member of the 400-meter relay team that placed third in 52.94 seconds. Other team members were Abbie Strasser, Jessi Giles and Kirsten Paetow.

Traia Hubbard won the shot put with a toss of 39-feet-1 and placed third in the hammer throw with a toss of 129-3. Britni Plucker placed ninth in the shot put with a toss of 30-0.

Jobi McCreary won the hammer throw with a toss of 148-8 (third best in school history; tops in North Star Athletic Association conference this year). McCreary placed fourth in the discus throw with a measurement of 112-1.

Alyssa Juelfs placed eighth in the hammer throw with a toss of 113-5.

Taylor Sprecher placed second in the discus with a measurement of 115-3.

With a leap of 29-0, Olivia Breske placed second in the triple jump. Breske cleared 4-7 in the high jump to place fourth.

With a NSAA best of 2:40.96, Madison Whitcomb placed fourth in the 800-meter run. Mallory Aughenbaugh placed 10th in 2:47.29.

Jacia Christiansen was 10th in the 1,500-meter run in 5:33.74. Peyton Groft improved her personal-best time in the 1,500-meter with a 6:01.22.

Groft placed fifth in the javelin with a toss of 89-7. Juelfs was sixth with a toss of 87-1.


DSU won the men's team title with 163 points. Following the Trojans were Northwestern 141, Buena Vista 138, Briar Cliff 68 and Morningside 63.

DSU won five titles and placed second in five events.

The Trojans had four runners who placed in the top six of the 1,500-meter. Alex Derr was first in 4:21.85; Braden Curnow second, 4:22.36; Maxwell Cruse fourth, 4:26.38; and Ayub Mohamud sixth, 4:29.54.

Matthew Dunn won the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 10:42.96.

Connor Tordsen had a personal-best throw of 149-4 to win the discus (eighth best in DSU history). Tyler Lems placed third in the discus with a toss of 145-6 while Tyler Moulton had a personal-record distance of 137-4 and placed fifth. Brandon Schmit was eighth with a toss of 114-10.

Lems placed fourth in the shot put with a measurement of 43-75 while Schmit was seventh with a toss of 40-6.75 and Andrew Trask was ninth with a toss of 38-1.25.

Moulton had a personal-best throw of 147-2 and placed fourth in the hammer throw (third best in school history). Lems placed fifth with a measurement of 141-11 while Evan McCreary had a personal-best throw of 132-10 and placed seventh. McCreary's throw was the school's ninth best throw. Trask had a personal-best throw of 123-10 and placed eighth in the hammer throw.

Moulton was second in the javelin with a toss of 157-4. Treshawn Roberts placed fourth with a toss of 142-5 and Tordsen was 10th with a toss of 123-8.

Walker Olivier, Timothy Ward, Brenner Furlong and Joshua Snook won the 400-meter relay in 43.25 seconds.

Furlong was second in the 400-meter dash in 52.44 seconds while Triston Mott was eighth in 57.57 seconds.

Olivier placed second in the high jump with a leap of 5-8.75 while Brock Bumann was fourth with a leap of 5-7.

Obang Ojulu won the long jump with the best mark in NSAA this season, 21-10.25. Mason Schmidgall was 10th with a measurement of 15-7.75.

Kevin Jenkins was third in the 110-meter hurdles in 15.69 seconds while Bumann was fourth (16.05 seconds) and Ojulu was fifth (16.43 seconds).

Jenkins was third in the 200-meter dash in 23.44 seconds.

Riley Greenhoff was second in the 100-meter dash in 11.36 seconds and Austin Row was seventh in 11.95 seconds.

Trevor Mees was eighth in the 400-meter hurdles in 1:11.03.

Daniel Green was 10th in the 800-meter run in 2:14.67.

DSU goes to Sioux Center, Iowa, for the Dordt Invitational on Saturday.

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