Jacks open outdoor season...
The South Dakota State men's and women's track and field teams opened the outdoor season this weekend at the Missouri Relays...
On Friday, SDSU had athletes compete in the hammer, javelin and 200 meter dash.
In the women's 200 meter dash, Amber Olson was the top Jackrabbit finisher at 27.09 in 16th place.
Leading the way in the field events was Brooke Garner, who finished third in the hammer throw with a toss of 179 feet, four inches.
Amy Paulzine placed fourth in the javelin with a throw of 127 feet, one inch.
McKenzie Johnson finished fourth in the shot put with a toss of 46 feet, nine and one-half inches.
Bobbie McLaury, Meyer and Kopfmann finished 10th, 11th and 12th in the 800 meter run
In the 1500 meter run, Molly Kopfmann placed 11th in 5:01.93.
Gruenwald was also 11th in the 400 meter dash with a time of 1:01.58.
On the men's side, Jake Brinkmann posted a second-place finish in the hammer throw with a toss of 188 feet, seven inches. The throw is the second-best toss in school history and a personal best by four feet, one inch.
Arran Davis was fourth in the javelin with a distance of 175 feet, six inches.
On day two, Calvin Cammack led the men with a third-place finish in the pole vault.
Jake Schneller was third in the 1500, as well, with a time of 3:54.69. The Jacks took five of the top 10 spots in that event.
Carson was also fourth in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 54.93.
In the 800, Jared Ailts finished seventh in 1:56.59.
Complete results from the Missouri Relays are available at the beginning of this article.