Men’s and Women’s teams win Chadron State Invitational
Category: Track & Field
The men’s and women’s cross country teams each earned second place finishes at the South Dakota School of Mines Hardrocker Cross Country Classic at Robbinsdale Park in Rapid City, South Dakota, Saturday morning. In...
Athletic Director Joel Smith announced the hiring of the new head track and field coach, Wednesday. The announcement comes two weeks after Brad Gamble, announced his resignation.
Redshirt sophomore Cory Martens, of Newton, Kansas, won the men’s discus and hammer throws at the Nature Bakery Invitational hosted by Colorado Mines, Saturday.
Cory Martens, redshirt sophomore of Newton, Kansas, and Mel Herl, senior of Eaton, Colorado, blew away the competition at the University of Nebraska at Kearney Invitational, Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.