Whitney Leuenberger named NSAA Women's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week

Whitney Leuenberger named NSAA Women's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week

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

North Star Athletic Association Women's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week
Whitney Leuenberger – Dickinson State (N.D.) – Senior – Sidney, Mont. – Leuenberger of Dickinson State (N.D.) earned a pair of first-place finishes at the Dave Little Alumni Meet, hosted by NCAA Division II Black Hills State (S.D.).  She tossed her personal best record in women's weight throw, posting a measurement of 14.86 meters (48 feet, 9 inches) for the Blue Hawks.  Leuenberger also won the women's shot put after throwing a season-best 12.71 meters (41 feet, 8.5 inches).

North Star Athletic Association Women's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week
Kylee Voigt – Jamestown (N.D.) – Freshman – Jamestown, N.D. – In her second collegiate track meet at St. Thomas (Minn.) Invitational, Jamestown's (N.D.), Voigt earned a second-place finish in the women's 400-meter dash.  She clocked a time of 1 minute, 2.21 seconds in the race.  Voigt also anchored the Jimmies' 4 x 400-meter relay that finished third with a time of 4 minutes, 12.32 seconds.

Looking Ahead
Dakota State (S.D.) is slated to compete in the two-day meet at Minnesota State-Mankato Open on Friday and Saturday.

Waldorf (Iowa) heads to Storm Lake, Iowa for the Dennis Young Classic on Friday and Saturday.

Viterbo (Wis.) is scheduled to participate in the Wisconsin-Stout Warren Bowlus Open on Saturday.  On the same day, Dickinson State (N.D.), Jamestown (N.D.) and Valley City State (N.D.) are headed to Moorhead, Minn. to 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