DES MOINES, Iowa – Overheated and boxed in. Certainly doesn’t sound like the start of a happy ending, but such was the case Friday for North Dakota State graduate Laura Januszewski at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
Mike Malloy / Special to The Forum
, June 26, 2010
There are seven events that make up the women’s heptathlon in the NCAA Division I Track and Field Championships. North Dakota State senior Heather Zander uncorked a personal best in five of them and that’s why she left the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field on Thursday an All-American.
AUSTIN, Texas – North Dakota State redshirt freshman Toni Tollefson qualified for the NCAA Championships by clearing 5 feet, 11¼ inches in the high jump at the NCAA Track and Field West Region Preliminary Round.
AUSTIN, Texas – North Dakota State junior Whitney Carlson placed 10th in the long jump by recording a mark of 20 feet, 7¼ inches at the NCAA Preliminary Round. Carlson advances to the national semifinals held in Eugene, Ore. From June 9-12 to compete in the long jump and heptathlon.
North Dakota State is teetering with a Summit League track and field mini-dynasty. The Bison women won their sixth straight title – three in indoors – and the latest in the conference outdoor championships on Saturday. The Bison men reclaimed their outdoor crown in what head coach Don Larson called “an unbelievable performance.”
North Dakota State freshman Ashley Tingelstad won the 200 meters at the women’s track and field Duke Invitational on Friday with a time of 24.54 seconds. The time ranks eighth all-time in NDSU performance charts.
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