Nine Trojans Hit Personal Records at Mark Schuck Open

Nine Dakota State women’s indoor track & field athletes produced personal records in the Mark Schuck Open. 

Dakota State finished 13th as a team with 13 points scored in the meet. The host-team Minnesota State-Mankato won the team title with 222.5 points.

Fane Sauvakacolo highlighted the indoor track & field meet with a fifth-place finish in the triple jump. She leaped 36 feet, 5 inches. Carson Quigley hit a personal best mark of 32 feet, 4.25 inches to place 14th.

Sauvakacolo clocked a time of 9.30 seconds in the 60-meter hurdles prelims. Shaylee DeBeer added a personal record of 10.08 seconds.

Raylee Wallis clocked a time of 1 minute, 3.25 seconds in the 400-meter dash for the Trojans. DeBeer followed up with a time of 1:03.24. Wallis also registered a time of 28.08 seconds in the 200-meter dash.  

Madelyn Sylva produced a seventh-place finish in the 800-meter run with a time of 2 minutes, 37.32 seconds for Dakota State. Saddie Palmquist followed up with an eighth-place finish in 2:38.45. Courtney Meyer posted a personal record time of 3:00.58 in the race.

Lindsey Roth paced DSU with a time of 5:30.97 in the 1-mile run for Dakota State.  Sylva posted a personal record time of 5:54.64. Jada Anderson finished with a time of 5:59.95, followed by Brooke Beaucaire in 6:06.96. Meyer added a personal record time of 6:36.49.

Roth was 16th in the 1000-meter run for the Trojans after registering a personal best time of 3:14.74. Beaucaire added a personal best time of 3:32.24. Anderson finished with a time of 3:33.23.

Gabriella Peitzmeier tossed a personal record 47 feet, 6.25 inches for a 17th place finish for DSU. Bella Maxwell threw 44 feet, 5.5 inches, followed by Kiana Mounga with a 41 feet, 9.25 inches. Britni Plucker recorded a weight throw toss of 40 feet, 1.25 inches, while Alexis Olson hit 35 feet, 10 inches. Myra Whitehead registered a toss of 33 feet, 10.75 inches.

Peitzmeier was 20th in the shot put after throwing 36 feet, 4.25 inches. Whitehead posted a personal record toss of 34 feet. 2.75 inches. Mounga added a personal best throw of 33 feet, 6 inches. Plucker recorded a shot-put toss of 33 feet, 3 inches, while Maxwell recorded a toss of 31 feet, 7.25 inches.

Dakota State returns to the state of South Dakota on Saturday, February 4th,  when they head to Mitchell for the Dakota Wesleyan Alumni Invitational.