April 14 and 15 The Northern State University track and field team added to the school records in their third day of competition from the Bryan Clay Invitational, Beach Invite, and Mt. SAC Relays. All six Wolves competed Friday, April 14, from the three meets. Lucas Osowski opened competition for the Wolves on Friday morning from the Beach Invite hammer throw. Osowski threw 50.02m, marking just the third time in his career over 50m in the event.
Itoitz Rodriguez opened the running events for the Wolves from the Bryan Clay Invite, finishing fifth overall in his heat of the 400m dash. Rodriguez notched a time of 48.58, landing him 17th overall in a field dominated by Division I athletes. Zachary Ulmer placed third in his heat of the 800m run, finishing with a time of 1:54.86. The time marked a new outdoor personal record for the senior. Hanneke Oosterwegel highlighted the day breaking her own 400m hurdles record and winning the event with a time of 58.79. The mark is the first NCAA auto qualifier for the sophomore this outdoor season and moves her to second nationally in the event. She bested her previous mark by nearly a second which she set last weekend at the NSIC vs. MIAA Showdown.
Dakotah Bullen ran to a 13 second personal record in the 5000m run from the Mt. SAC Relays hitting the line at 16:54.50. She finished 22nd overall from the field and ran to the tenth best time in the national. The Northern State athletes concluded competition from California on April 15 from the Beach Invitational. The weekend was highlighted by school records, NCAA automatic qualifying times, race victories, and personal bests. Osowski opened his final day of competition with the shot put. The senior threw 13.27m, capping off four throwing events from California. Rodriguez finished his trip finishing fifth in his heat of the 400m dash. The Wolves sophomore notched yet another time under 49 seconds, finishing in 48.63. Ulmer ran in the final race for the Wolves, taking on the 800m run. Ulmer crossed the line in 1:55.89. Northern State Wolves resume full team competition April 21 and 22 from the Sioux City Relays.