Dickinson State wins 2017 North Star Women's Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Dickinson State wins 2017 North Star Women's Outdoor Track & Field Championships

FINAL RESULTS

JAMESTOWN, N.D. - Dickinson State (N.D.) cruised to the 2017 North Star Athletic Association Women's Outdoor Track & Field Conference Championships Friday afternoon at Al Cassell Field, hosted by the University of Jamestown (N.D.). 

The Blue Hawks scored a total of 241 points in the conference meet.  Jamestown (N.D.), who won last year's North Star outdoor conference title, was second with 192 points.  Viterbo (Wis.) was third with 96 points, followed by Valley City State (N.D.) fourth with 71 points.  Waldorf (Iowa) was fifth with 42 points, while Dakota State (S.D.) was sixth with 23 points.

2017 North Star Athletic Association Women's Outdoor Track & Field
Final Team Standings
Place Team Score
1 Dickinson State (N.D.) 241
2 Jamestown (N.D.) 192
3 Viterbo (Wis.) 96
4 Valley City State (N.D.) 71
5 Waldorf (Iowa) 42
6 Dakota State (S.D.) 23


North Star Athletic Association Conference Record Meet Set on Day 2:
1500-Meter Run :  Christa Lysne - Jamestown (N.D.) - 4:54.85 (previous conference meet record - 5:08.09 set by Austyn Copp of Dickinson State (N.D.) in 2015)
800-Meter Run:  
Rachel Heuchert - Jamestown (N.D.) - 2:21.29 (previous conference meet record - 2:26.50 by Paitton Herbst of Dickinson State (N.D.) in 2015)
400-Meter Hurdles:  
Eliana Luke - Viterbo (Wis.) - 1:05.37 (previous conference meet record - 1:08.56 by Eliana Luke of Viterbo (Wis.) in 2016)
4 x 400-Meter Relay:  
Jamestown (N.D.) - 4:08.30 (Kylee Voigt, Kaiann Arellano, Hannah Christenson and Rachel Heuchert) (previous conference meet record - 4:10.29 set by Jamestown (N.D.) in 2016)
Long Jump:  Markai Wotoe - Waldorf (Iowa) - 5.52 meters (18 feet, 1.5 inches) (previous conference meet record - 5.23 meters set by Samantha Sanchez of Viterbo (Wis.) in 2016)
Shot Put:  
Seri Geisler - Valley City State (N.D.) - 13.36 meters (43 feet, 10 inches) (previous conference meet record - 12.63 meters set by Whitney Leuenberger of Dickinson State (N.D.) in 2015)

North Star Athletic Association Women's Outdoor Track & Field Postseason Awards
Co-Field-of-the-Meet:  Kaiann Arellano - Jamestown (N.D.), Seri Geisler - Valley City State (N.D.) and Whitney Leuenberger - Dickinson State (N.D.)
Athlete-of-the-Meet:  Abby Honeyman - Dickinson State (N.D.)
Coach-of-the-Year:  Nick Walker - Dickinson State (N.D.)

Nick Huntimer, North Star Athletic Association Sports Information Director