Chorro Named North Star Athletic Association Men's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week

Chorro Named North Star Athletic Association Men's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week

MADISON, S.D. – The North Star Athletic Association announced its fourth edition of the Outdoor Track & Field weekly honors, announced by the conference office Tuesday.  Keegan Bludworth of Viterbo (Wis.) was selected as Field Athlete-of-the-Week, while Jose Chorro of Dickinson State (N.D.) was chosen as Track Athlete-of-the-Week.

North Star Athletic Association Men's Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week
Keegan Bludworth – Viterbo (Wis.) – Senior – Leesburg, Ga. – Bludworth of Viterbo (Wis.) topped the 35-person field in the javelin throw with a season-best toss of 188 feet, 7 inches (57.49 meters) at the Wisconsin-Platteville Invitational.  With the mark, the senior also qualified for the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, surpassing the NAIA 'A' Standard.  Bludworth currently leads the NSAA and is fifth in the NAIA with his throw of 57.49 meters.

North Star Athletic Association Men's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week
Jose Chorro – Dickinson State (N.D.) – Junior – Sal Salvador, El Salvador – Chorro of Dickinson State (N.D.) claimed three first-place finishes in the Blue Hawks Games.  He won the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 14.87 seconds, keeping him in the top of the NAIA National Qualifier and NSAA performance list.  Chorro added a season-best time of 55.91 seconds to win the 400-meter hurdles.  He was the anchor of the Blue Hawks' 4 x 400-meter relay team that won the race in a time of 3 minutes, 27.99 seconds.

Looking Ahead
Viterbo (Wis.) returns back to action on Thursday and Friday at the Phil Esten Challenge in La Crosse, Wis.

Dakota State (S.D.) heads to Orange City, Iowa Friday and Saturday for the Red Raider Invitational hosted by Northwestern (Iowa).

Dickinson State (N.D.), Jamestown (N.D.) and Valley City State (N.D.) will visit Northern State (S.D.) in Aberdeen, S.D. Friday for the Northern State Twilight meet.  The Blue Hawks will compete in the Lyle Hokanson Classic/Team Nodak Multi-Meet on Saturday.

Waldorf (Iowa) hosts its own home meet, the Warrior Invitational on Saturday. 

            Thursday's Meet
            Viterbo (Wis.) @ Phil Esten Challenge – La Crosse, Wis.

            Friday's Meets
            
Viterbo (Wis.) @ Phil Esten Challenge – La Crosse, Wis.
            Dakota State (S.D.) @ Red Raider Invitational – Orange City, Iowa
            Dickinson State (N.D.), Jamestown (N.D.) and Valley City State (N.D.) @ Northern State (S.D.) Twilight Meet –
                        Aberdeen, S.D.

            Saturday's Meets
            Dakota State (S.D.) @ Red Raider Invitational – Orange City, Iowa
            Dickinson State (N.D.) @ Lyle Hokanson Classic/Team Nodak Multi-Meet – Fargo, N.D.

Nick Huntimer, North Star Athletic Association Sports Information Director