Solid day for the Jackrabbits in Nebraska
LINCOLN, Neb. – The South Dakota State track and field team wrapped up competition at the Nebraska Quad today. The Jackrabbits posted top results across the board with most notably Ryan Ackman and Jeremiah Ary both finishing in the top-ten in two events.
In the hammer throw, Ackman recorded a distance of 167’ 10.00”; he finished fifth in the event. He also finished eighth in the discus throw with a mark of 145’ 11.00”.
Ary finished seventh overall in the long jump; he recorded a distance of 22’ 6.50”. Ary also placed fourth in the triple jump with a mark of 46’ 10.75.
In the high jump, Connor Berg posted a height of 6’ 3.25”.
LeAndre Kennedy ran the 100-meter dash in 11.27.
Jared Foote finished the 400-meter dash in 48.64; he placed fifth overall.
In the javelin throw, Blair Seymour recorded a mark of 163’ 1.00. Seymour finished third in the event.
Andrew Thies finished second in the 3000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:44.92.
Traxton Priebe completed the 110-meter hurdles in 17.66.
Finishing fifth in the 3000-meter run was Anthony Bongard. He completed the race in 8:43.52.
Phillp LaVallee notched a new personal best today in the 800-meter run. LaVallee finished fifth with a time of 1:55.23.
Luke Leischner ran the 200-meter dash in 22.09.
In the 1500-meter run, Joel Reichow finished sixth with his time of 4:02.27.
Justin Carson placed sixth in the 400-meter hurdles; he finished in 55.41
The 4x400-meter relay was the last event on the day. The Jackrabbits finished fourth overall with a time of 3:29.24. The team was comprised of LaVallee, Grant VanKeulen, Dylan Slaba and Priebe anchored the group.
Austin Hamm was the lone Jackrabbit to compete in Sioux City Relays. He finished sixth in the 3000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:57.63.
SDSU will be splitting up the teams next weekend as they travel to California and Kansas. Out west the Jacks will be competing in the Mt. SAC Relays and the Long Beach State Invite. SDSU will also be competing in the Kansas Relays in Lawrence, Kan. starting on Wednesday.