Ty Stanton named NSAA Men's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week

Ty Stanton named NSAA Men's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week

MADISON, S.D. – The North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) conference announced its second edition of the Men's Indoor Track & Field Athletes-of-the-Week honors Tuesday.  Ty Stanton of Dickinson State (N.D.) was chosen to its Field Athlete-of-the-Week, while Matthew Young of Jamestown (N.D.) was selected to its Track Athlete-of-the-Week.

North Star Athletic Association Men's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week
Ty Stanton – Dickinson State (N.D.) – Freshman – Jordan, Mont. – Stanton claimed an individual winner and a runner-up honor in jumping events for Dickinson State (N.D.) at the Dave Little Alumni Meet, hosted by NCAA Division II Black Hills State (S.D.).  He won the triple jump event with his personal best record of 13.68 meters (44 feet, 10.75 inches) for the Blue Hawks.  Stanton added a second-place finish in the long jump after jumping a measurement of 6.36 meters (20 feet, 10.5 inches).

North Star Athletic Association Men's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week
Matthew Young – Jamestown (N.D.) – Sophomore – Woodland, Wash. – Young captured a pair of long-distance titles at the St. Thomas (Minn.) Invitational for Jamestown (N.D.).  He produced a personal best time of 4 minutes, 26.36 seconds to win the men's 1-mile race.  Young added a first-place in the men's 3000-meter run after recording a time of 9 minutes, 28.65 seconds for the Jimmies.

Looking Ahead
Dakota State (S.D.) is head to Mankato, Minn. for the two-day event, the Minnesota State-Mankato Open on Friday and Saturday.

Waldorf (Iowa) will compete in the two-day meet – Dennis Young Classic – in Storm Lake, Iowa on Friday and Saturday.

Viterbo (Wis.) travels to Menomonie, Wis. on Saturday to participate in the Wisconsin-Stout Warren Bowlus Open.  On the same day, Dickinson State (N.D.), Jamestown (N.D.) and Valley City State (N.D.) heads to Moorhead, Minn. for the Cobber Duals hosted by Concordia (Minn.),

            Friday's Meets
            Dakota State (S.D.) @ Minnesota State-Mankato Open – Mankato, Minn.
            Waldorf (Iowa) @ Dennis Young Classic – Storm Lake, Iowa

            Saturday's Meets
            Dakota State (S.D.) @ Minnesota State-Mankato Open – Mankato, Minn.
            Dickinson State (N.D.), Jamestown (N.D.) and Valley City State (N.D.) @ Cobber Duals – Moorhead, Minn.
            Viterbo (Wis.) @ Wisconsin-Stout Warren Bowlus Open – Menomonie, Wis.
            Waldorf (Iowa) @ Dennis Young Classic – Storm Lake, Iowa

Nick Huntimer, North Star Athletic Association Sports Information Director