AZUSA, Calif. — North Dakota State senior Amanda Levin competed in four events and set four personal bests Wednesday, headlining the efforts of the Bison women's track team in the heptathlon at the Bryan Clay Invitational.
Levin has 3,349 points after Day 1, 127 points better than her previous first-day best. The final three events (long jump, javelin and 800 meters) will be completed Thursday.
Levin, a graduate of West Fargo High School, opened with a career-best 14.53 seconds in the 100 hurdles. She set a mark of 5 feet, 4 1/2 inches in the high jump and threw for 42-10 3/4 in the shot put. Levin concluded the day with a time of 24.54 in the 200.
For the men's team, sophomore Tony Ukkelberg has the top score of the five Bison men competing in the decathlon.
Through five of 10 events, Ukkelberg has 3,630 points. Ukkelberg (53.25) and fellow Bison athletes Ryan Enerson (50.55) and Daniel Asa (51.84) all ran personal-bests in the 400 to close out the day.