Hanson and Bleidt lead Eagle Track & Field

The CSC Track and Field team claimed nine first place and 12 second place finishes this weekend at the Black Hills State Spring Open in Spearfish, South Dakota. This year, Black Hills State University hosted seven teams at the Yellow Jacket Spring Open.
The Eagles were led by Jesse Bleidt, senior of Lewellen, who claimed the RMAC title in the weight throw earlier this month. He dominated both the hammer throw and the discus with an outstanding marks of 179 feet, 5 inches and 156 feet, 11 inches respectively.
Bleidt triumphed in the hammer throw by 10 feet, 11 inches and claimed first place in discus by 9 feet. His performance in the hammer throw was a NCAA provisional qualifying mark.
The CSC women’s team was led by Ashlyn Hanson, senior of Seward, who won the hammer throw with a toss of 181 feet, 9 inches. The Eagle women performed well in the field events, including nine top three finishes in the throws and jumps.
Hanson’s hammer throw mark was more than 12 feet past the provisional qualifying distance and put her in ninth position in the nation.
Maddie Brashears, junior of Fort Morgan, Colorado won the 100 meter dash, with a time of 13.40 seconds, and finished as runner-up in the long jump.
Chasidy Horton, junior of Fountain, Colorado won the 200 meter dash with a personal best time of 27.26 seconds.
Alyse Henry, sophomore of Rock Springs, Wyoming, excelled in the 3000 meter steeplechase, winning with a personal best time of 11:32.66. Henry finished second in the 5000 meter run with a time of 18:36.01.
Ashton Hallsted, sophomore of Casper, Wyoming finished runner up in three events. She was second in the hammer throw, shot put, and discus.
Justin Leman, sophomore of Douglas, Wyoming finished second in the 110-meter hurdles and Marcus Ruhrer, freshman of Campe Verde, Arizona placed second in 400 the meter hurdles.
Javan Lanier, sophomore of Aurora, Colorado, won the 100 meter dash with a time of 11.22 seconds and Isaac Grimes, freshman of Rancho Verde, California won the long jump with a leap of 23 feet, 8 inches.
This Friday and Saturday, Colorado State University-Pueblo will host the Eagles in the CSU-Pueblo Spank Blasing meet.

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