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Dickinson State soars, breaks 3 records

FARGO — Another week, another success.

The Dickinson State mens and womens track teams continued its successful indoor seasons with four more national standards met, three facility records and some close calls at the Bison Open Saturday.

On the men’s side, sophomore Dante Carter, junior Breyan Miller and senior Brady Sundheim met the A standard and broke the North Dakota State facility records in their respected events.

Carter won first place in the 1,000 meter run with a 2 minutes, 29.48 seconds and placed second in the mile with a 4:15.48 time. Carter broke the facility record in the 1,000 meter and is currently No. 1 in the NAIA with his time.

Miller won the 200 meter (21.79) and remained undefeated in the 60 meter run (6.90). Miller broke the facility record in the 200 and is ranked No. 2 in the country with his time.

Sundheim won the triple jump with a 47.5-foot distance as well as broke the facility record and is ranked No. 6 in the nation with his distance.

The men’s 1,600 meter relay team — which consisted of Mike Palczewski, Miller, Corey Gill and Nathan Magstadt — met the B standard with a 3:21.18 time.

No women met the national standard but three came close. In the high jump, senior Hailey Schaper placed third at 5.4 feet and in the 800 meter run, senior Brittany Young missed the standard by 12 hundredths of a second and came in 11th. Sophomore Stormie Sickler was right behind her, finishing in 12th and missed the standard by six hundredths of a second.

Junior Ashley Farr placed in sixth in the 60 meter hurdles and ran it in 10 seconds flat.

The Blue Hawks look to continue their success at the Montana State Open Saturday in Bozeman, Mont.