College track: Dragons' Ty Dawkins plays part in three of MSUM's four wins Saturday at NSIC championships

Dawkins played a role in three wins and Shyrone Kemp won the triple jump as the Dragon men's and women's teams wrapped up competition in the conference meet.

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ABERDEEN, S.D. — Led by Ty Dawkins, the Minnesota State Moorhead men's track and field team picked up four more wins at the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Championships on Saturday.

In the team standings, the MSUM men finished third while the women finished seventh. The Minnesota State Mankato men's team won its 10th-straight NSIC title and the Mankato women's team won its third championship.

Dawkins won two events, was part of the winning 4x400 relay and was part of the runner-up 4x100 relay. Dawkins won the men's 200-meter dash in 21.48 seconds.

MSUM went 1-2-3 in the 400-meter run, led by Dawkins, who was the winner in 48.46. Ibrahim Oduong was second in 48.47 and freshman Elliott MacLennan was third in 49.38.

The MSUM men's 4x400 relay team of Dawkins, Travis Joseph, MacLennan and Oduongwon won in 3:15.95.


Shyrone Kemp won the men's triple jump at 49-feet, 2-1/2 inches. He now has six career NSIC titles.

Senior Nadir Yusuf was second in the 5,000-meter run in 14:49.98 to earn his second All-NSIC honor of the week.

MSUM's 4x100 relay team of Dawkins, Shaquiel Higgs, Kemp and MacLennan, was second in 41.34.

Junior Robynn Curry was second in the women's 400 meters in 56.14.

MSUM will learn on Tuesday which athletes will qualify for NCAA Division II nationals.

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