Multiple Career Bests for Trojans in Sioux City Relays

Numerous career best marks were achieved for the Dakota State men’s track and field team during the Sioux City Relays, including another men’s  hammer throw national qualifier.

Numerous local NCAA Division II and NAIA schools competed in the annual premier outdoor track & field meet on the campus of Morningside.

Conner Tordsen captured the men’s hammer throw title by extending his school record toss of 201 feet, 10 inches. He broke the previous record of 201 feet, 2 inches a week earlier in the University of South Dakota Early Bird Invitational.

Jacob Joachim followed up with a runner-up honor by hitting the NAIA ‘B’ provisional qualifying mark of 177 feet, 8.25 inches. His career best hammer throw mark ranks the third farthest throw in DSU men’s outdoor track & field school record book. 

Other DSU hammer throwers results included a personal best from Dylan Johansen with 18 feet, .25 inches, and Terrell Moran 114 feet, 8.5 inches (personal record).

Tordsen collected the runner-up honor in the shot put by tying his season best 50 feet, 7.5 inches which is also the NAIA ‘B’ provisional qualifying mark for DSU. Ethan Damerum produced a personal record of 45 feet, 2.5 inches to finish eighth.

Ryan Chapman recorded a personal best shot-put toss of 41 feet, .25 inches for DSU.

Treshawn Roberts clocked a time of 15.53 seconds to finish fifth in the 110-meter hurdles for the Trojans. Isaac Jaacks added a time of 16.27 seconds to place ninth, followed by Obang Ojulu with a time of 16.57 seconds for a 10th-place finish.  

Ojulu registered a time of 58.61 seconds to place fifth in the 400-meter hurdles for DSU. 

Riley Greenhoff paced DSU with a seventh-place finish in the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.89 seconds. Trey Reindl followed up with a time of 11.06 seconds, Willie Hutchins with 11.29 seconds, and Joseph Larson in 11.34 seconds.  

Trey Reindl was 11th in the 200-meter dash for the Trojans with a time of 22.36 seconds.  Greenhoff finished with a time of 22.45 seconds, followed by Marshall with a time of 24.38 seconds. 

Steven Greigg recorded a career-best time of 51.71 seconds in the 400-meter dash, placing ninth for Dakota State. Larson added a time of 51.94 seconds to finish 11th. 

Kaleb Scott collected the runner up honor in the high jump after clearing the height of 6 feet, 4.75 inches. Paulsen was eighth after clearing a height of 5 feet, 7 inches.

Numerous DSU runners produced career best times in the 800-meter run, led by Curtis Johnson with a time of 1 minute, 54.75 seconds to finish third. His time is .75 seconds shy of producing the NAIA ‘B’ provisional qualifying time. Evan Slominski added a career best time of 1 minute, 57.04 seconds to finish ninth. 

Other Trojan runners in the 800-meters included Joshua Krull – 2:00.11, Daniel Green – 2:01.30 (personal record), Tyler Kennedy – 2:03.08 (personal record), Yohannes Kassa – 2:06.26 (personal record), Ian Beyer – 2:07.94 (personal record), and Reese Henrie – 2:10.97 (personal record).

Ben Hoverson earned a third-place finish in the triple jump, leaping 43 feet, 1.5 inches for DSU.  Nathan Ingalls added the leap of 41 feet, 2.5 inches to place fifth.

Friday’s meet concluded with the 10,000-meter run, paced by Martin Bailey with a personal record time. He finished third with a time of 32 minutes, 52.77 seconds. Taylor Myers followed up with a time of 33 minutes, 43.06 seconds.

Dakota State prepares for the two-day Northwestern Red Raiders Open this Friday and Saturday. The NSAA Outdoor Multi-Events Championships will also take place at the same meet.