College track: Amanda Anderson breaks NDSU discus record in win at California meet

Bison men's and women's teams wrapped up four days of competition at the Mt. SAC and Beach Invitational meets on Saturday.

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LONG BEACH, Calif. – North Dakota State’s Amanda Anderson broke the school discus record to headline the efforts of the Bison women’s team at the Beach Invitational on Saturday.

Anderson threw 190-feet, 1-inch to win the discus — a personal-best by 10 feet — and broke NDSU's school record by more than four feet. She moved into the Top 10 in the NCAA this season in the event.

The men's team's Trevor Otterdahl placed eighth in the hammer throw at the Mt. SAC Relays on Saturday as the Bison men's and women's teams wrapped up four days of competition at meets in southern California.

Otterdahl threw 215-feet and ranks among the top 25 performers in the nation this season.

At the Beach Invitational in Long Beach, Calif., Jens Christensen set a new outdoor personal-best in the pole vault, clearing 15-feet, 9.75-inches.


Logan Mathieu (14.68) and Brock Johnsen (14.73) both ran season-bests in the 110 meter hurdles.

Redshirt freshman Symon Keiser ran a 1500 personal-best of 3:52.99, taking seventh place at the Beach Invitational. Keiser Freetly was the top Bison in the 800, finishing in 1:53.26.

Clayton Hannula placed seventh in the shot put with a throw of 57-2. Levi Rockey threw a personal-best 158-8 in the discus, and Hannula added a personal-best 157-3 in the discus.

NDSU freshman Braden Brown cleared a season-best 6-7 (2.01m) in the high jump at Long Beach State.

The Bison women's team's Amy Phillips was the runner-up in the hammer throw at the Mt. SAC Relays, posting the second-best mark of her career at 223-8.

Salmata Korgho clocked a personal-best 13.78 in the 100 hurdles at the Beach Invitational. She ranks fifth-best all-time at NDSU.

Grace Emineth recorded a long jump personal-best of 19-10.25, tying for the ninth-best in NDSU outdoor history. Emineth also jumped 39-8 for her second-best mark ever in the triple jump.

Christie Collins ran a 200 dash personal-best of 24.72, the fastest by a Bison woman this season. Nell Graham (55.53), Angel Pratt (56.47), and Kaci Cooper (57.34) were the top Bison in the 400 dash at the Beach Invitational.


Daejha Moss tied for second place in the high jump, clearing 5-07.25. Jodi Lipp went 39-5 in the triple jump and 18-5 in the long jump.

Aaliyah Heine, Pratt, Bonet Henderson and Collins ran a season-best 46.43 in the 4x100m relay for sixth place.

Late Friday night at the Mt. SAC Relays, senior Kelby Anderson set a new lifetime-best of 15:58.19 in the 5,000. She became just the third Bison woman to ever run sub-16 minutes in the 5,000.

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