Season Best Marks Abound for Wolves from the NSU Twilight Meet
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The Northern State University track and field team hosted their annual outdoor meet, which featured a twilight competition format, with events proceeding into the night and run under the lights. Toni-Ann Ingram kicked off the running events for the women, placing second in the 100m dash with a time of 12.25. Ingram continued a solid day of performances placing third in the 200m dash. She finished ahead of her seed time with a 25.86 second mark. Andrea Korvela opened the distance events placing third in the 800m run with a time of 2:23.44. Paige Larson and Hanna Wahl followed taking third and fourth in the 1500m run at 5:03.28 and 5:07.28. Larson followed with a second place finish in the 3000m run to close out the running events for NSU with a time of 10:47.71. Josie Ostermann opened the hurdle events with a second place mark in the 100m race. Ostermann hit the line at 15.33 seconds. Hanneke Oosterwegel notched the first NSU victory of the day in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:03.28. Nicole Arnold and Lindsey Gast ran the 3000m steeplechase for the Wolves finishing third and fourth at 11:50.88 and 12:09.01. Northern swept the women’s relays winning both events. The team of Raecke, Oosterwegel, Peterson, and Ingram finished the 4x100m relay in 48.67, while Wimer, Raecke, Korvela, and Oosterwegel finished the 4x400m relay in 4:02.44. The 4×400 squad defeated their competition by over 16 seconds.
Senior Gena Burley took the high jump, clearing 1.60m, .03 better than her seed mark. Ostermann placed second in the long jump, jumpimg 5.22m. Jackson led the women’s throwers taking second in both the shot put and the hammer throw, recording a 12.09m mark in the shot and 56.49m mark in the hammer. Raekwon Robinson earned the top marks for the NSU men in the 100m and 200m dashes. Robinson placed sixth in the 100 at 11.25 and third in the 200 at 23.34. Freshman Itoitz Rodriguez won the 400m dash with a time of 49.61 seconds. Adam Leach and Nick Lindwurm opened the distance events for the Wolves taking fourth and eighth in the 800m run. Leach finished in 2:00.30, while Lindwurm followed at 2:02.65. Clay Danielson and Tanner Peltier continued for the NSU men taking fourth and seventh in the 1500m run with times of 4:18.93 and 4:28.58 respectively. Danielson also finished eighth in the 3000m run at 9:31.44. Deshonn Brown took to the track placing second in the 110m hurdles with a time of 16.01. Dylon Hollingsworth was next up for the Wolves, winning the 400m hurdles in 58.07 seconds. The NSU relay team of Ben Moen, Hollingsworth, Wietgrefe, and TJ Hochstetler placed second in the 4x100m relay, while the squad of Rodriguez, Wietgrefe, Hollingsworth, and Lindwurm won the 4x400m relay. The Wolves finished with times of 44.35 and 3:21.93 in the 4×100 and 4×400 relays. Brown added to his solid day, winning the high jump clearing 2.03m, which is an NCAA provisional national qualifying mark, tied for second in the NSIC this season, and he was the only competitor to breach two meters. Taylor Rolf and Jacob Wiedrich continued a strong field showing, tying for first in the pole vault. Each competitor cleared 4.25m.
Zachary Busch was the top finisher for the Wolves in the long jump, placing second with a mark of 6.61m. Zach Feil and Busch rounded out the field events for Northern placing second and third in the triple jump. Feil tallied a mark of 13.43m, while Busch jumped 13.37m. Lucas Osowski was the top finisher for the Wolves throwers winning the shot put and placing second in the hammer throw. Osowski threw 14.71m in the shot and 53.44m in the hammer. Osowski’s hammer mark surpassed his previous school record and brings him into the top-50 nationally in the event and is just a half foot off the provisional qualifier. David Murphy, Devin Olson, and Feil went one-two-three in the javelin, with Murphy recording a 56.71m throw. The toss extends the junior’s NSIC lead in the event heading into the final weekends of the season. Olson and Feil notched marks of 49.83m and 46.85m.
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