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NSAA Track & Field Championships start today

Dakota State University track & field teams start the postseason today, in the  North Star Athletic Association Outdoor Track & Field Championships.  The two-day conference meet is hosted by Valley City State.

Prior to the Conference Championships, three Dakota State athletes were selected as the final North Star Athletic Association Outdoor Track & Field Athletes-of-the-Week.

Jacia Christiansen was selected after her performance at the South Dakota Twilight meet on May 6. Christiansen currently leads the NSAA conference in the 5000-meter run and is second in the 10,000-meter run.

Treshawn Roberts was selected as the Field Athlete-of-the-Week, while SenQuavius Johnson was named as the Track Athlete-of-the-Week.

Today’s meet starts at 2 pm, with the men’s triple jump and hammer throw, women’s pole vault and javelin throw, and the 100-meter hurdles.  The sprint prelims will also be held today, along with the long-distance running events.  Friday is set for a full day of events, starting at 10am with the field events, and running events at noon.

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