DICKINSON, ND- The Dickinson State University Men's Track & Field team hosted the Blue Hawk Tune-Up Invite on Friday.
The Blue Hawks swept the top 3 places in the 100m dash. Cain Boschee won the event with a time of 10.90. Senior Mason Frank took second with a season best time of 11.04. Freshman Mason Schram took third with a personal best of 11.37.
Boschee also took first in the 200m dash with a time of 22.21. Senior Josh Reed placed second in the event with a personal time of 22.79. Mason Schram also ran a personal best of 23.55.
Freshman Tristen Guillot won the 800m with a season best time of 1:59.36. Teammate Trey Smollack ran a personal best in the event with a time of 2:11.49.
Jose Chorro won the 110m Hurdles with a time of 14.77. Teammate Seth Moerkerke took second with a personal best of 15.98.
The Men's 4x100m Relay (consisted of Jose Chorro, Cain Boschee, Lewis Dobitz, and Mason Frank) won the event with a time of 42.99.
The Men's 4x400m Relay (consisted of Lewis Dobitz, Josh Reed, Logan Gumke, and Zach Girard) won the event with a time of 3:35.39.
Zach Girard placed 2nd in the high jump, matching his season best mark of 1.83m.
Freshman Logan Gumke took second in the Pole Vault with a personal best mark of 6.79m.
Jay Liggins lead the Blue Hawks in the long jump with a personal best mark of 7.10m; which meets a NAIA Provisional Qualifying Mark. Kaler Ray took second in the long jump with a personal best of 6.79m. Josh Reed had a personal best in the long jump with a mark of 6.59m; placing 4th overall. Zach Girard had a season best performance in the long jump with a mark of 6.52m.
Liggins followed up his performance in the long jump with another personal best and NAIA Provisional Qualifying Standard mark of 14.30m; winning the event.
Ty Malone won the shot put with a mark of 14.28m. Malone also competed in the hammer throw, placing second with a mark of 43.81m. Malone also threw a personal best in the Discus Throw with a mark 38.36m.
Freshman Beau Ackerman won the Javelin with a personal best of 55.23m; which meets the NAIA Provisional Qualifying Standard for the event.
"It was very exciting to walk away from the meet with a handful of national qualifiers as well as many more personal best," stated DSU Head Coach Chris Creal. "With us heading into conference, our performances from this meet definitely fueled us with a lot of confidence and excitement for the major competition coming up."