Category: Track & Field

Herl bests own school record, again

Herl bests own school record, again

Mel Herl, senior of Eaton, Colorado, crushed her school record in the women’s hammer throw at the University of Colorado Invitational, Boulder. Her throw of 199 feet, 2 and 3/4 inches bested last week’s mark of 195-10 at the Tom Benich Invitational at the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley.

Herl resets 2 throwing records

Herl resets 2 throwing records

CSC All-American thrower Mel Herl, senior of Eaton, Colorado, outdid herself in the throwing events, once again, Sunday at the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Tom Benish Invitational.

Throwers dominate at Yellow Jacket Spring

Throwers dominate at Yellow Jacket Spring

CSC’s Cory Martens, redshirt sophomore of Newton, Kansas, provisionally qualified for the NCAA D-II National Outdoor Track and Field Championships in all three throwing events, winning those events, and setting a school record at the Black Hills State University, Spearfish, South Dakota, Yellow Jacket Spring Open Saturday.

Herl qualifies for outdoor nationals

Herl qualifies for outdoor nationals

One week after earning two indoor track and field All-American titles, senior Mel Herl, of Eaton, Colorado, hit one automatically-qualifying mark and two provisionally-qualifying marks for the D-II Outdoor Track and Field National Championships in May, broke one school record, and earned gold in three events at the University of Colorado Boulder Jerry Quiller Classic Friday and Saturday.

Track trio claims program’s 1st national trophy

Track trio claims program’s 1st national trophy

Chadron State track and field seniors Stachia Reuwsaat, of Black Hawk, South Dakota; Mel Herl, of Eaton, Colorado; and Tessa Gorsuch, of Rapid City, South Dakota, earned the program’s first team trophy at a national meet, placing third of 80 teams at the 2017 NCAA D-II Indoor Track and Field Championships this weekend in Birmingham, Alabama.

Herl continues remarkable season, wins two events

Herl continues remarkable season, wins two events

Once again, Mel Herl, senior of Eaton, Colorado, won the women’s shot put and weight throw at the Black Hills State Stinger Open, Friday, in Spearfish, South Dakota. With a toss of 49 feet, 1/4 inch in the shot put and a throw of 70-4 1/2 in the weight throw, she earned two more wins. Her shot put toss was a season best.

Herl, Reuwsaat go the distance

Herl, Reuwsaat go the distance

Seniors Mel Herl, of Eaton, Colorado, and Stachia Reuwsaat, of Black Hawk, South Dakota, won the weight throw and long jump, respectively, Friday and Saturday at the University of Washington Husky Classic, Seattle.