MANKATO, Minn. — Shyrone Kemp and Nadir Yusuf both took home titles as the Minnesota State University Moorhead men's track team placed third at the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Indoor Championship.
Yusuf topped the 5,000 meters in record fashion with a time of 14 minutes, 14.3 seconds, more than 19 seconds better than the previous NSIC record. Yusuf's run also broke his prior school record. It was Yusuf's third NSIC title.
Yusuf also came in third in the 3,000 meter with a time of 8:27.77.
Kemp broke a school record as well, bounding 50 feet, 2.75 inches in the triple jump. The mark is the second best in Division II this year.
Both Kemp and teammate Chris Cook placed in the high jump as well. Cook finished second with a leap of 6 feet, 10.75 inches, while Kemp posted a mark of six feet, 6.75 inches.
Braxton Bruer gave MSUM its final top-three finish, with a time of 1:54.91 in the 800 meter.
In total, the Dragons finished with 68 team points, good for third place. Minnesota State-Mankato won the team championship with a haul of 201.5 team points.