Dakota State Indoor Track & Field swept the first North Star Athletic Association Athlete of the Week Awards for 2022. Lahna Matucha won the women’s award after capturing the individual title in the high jump at Saturday’s Mount Marty Opener, with a jump of 1.56 meters. She currently holds the 3rd best high jump in the NAIA this season.
DSU senior SenQuavious Johnson was named the NSAA Men’s Athlete of the Week. Johnson hit the NAIA ‘B’ Provisional Standard qualifying time in the 60-meter dash during prelims in Mount Marty on Saturday. Johnson had the top time in the prelims with a 6.91. He finished third in the 60-meter dash finals. Dakota State will travel to Brookings on Friday for the South Dakota State D2 Open.