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DSU indoor track and field start action at NAIA meet

Eight Dickinson State indoor track and field athletes made the trip to Pittsburg, Kan. to compete in the NAIA Nationals meet. Five Blue Hawks sprung into action on Thursday, March 1, starting with freshman Cleet Wrzesinski who is competing in the...

Eight Dickinson State indoor track and field athletes made the trip to Pittsburg, Kan. to compete in the NAIA Nationals meet.

Five Blue Hawks sprung into action on Thursday, March 1, starting with freshman Cleet Wrzesinski who is competing in the heptathlon event. Wrzesinski qualified by winning the North Star Athletic Association heptathlon and after four events, he sits in fifth place. With three events remaining he is 209 points out of first place.

The women's 4x800 meter team, composed of Paitton Herbst, Lisa Townsend, Jacey Wilson and Bailey Smith, competed on Thursday as well. The foursome finished 12th in the preliminary race with a time of nine minutes and 42.72 seconds and will not advance to the finals.

Kadara Marshall and Ty Stanton will begin triple jump competition and Rodney Henry will run the 600-meter race on Saturday, March 3.

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