Garner breaks her own school record
YANKTON, S.D. – Brooke Garner broke her own school record today in the hammer throw. Garner recorded a distance of 198’ 11.00”. Garner also won the discus throw with a mark of 170’ 5.00”. She now has won 28 events in her career as a Jackrabbit.
The Jackrabbits also had three other athletes finish in the top-ten of the hammer throw. Shelby Assmus finished second and set a new personal best by over 20 feet, she recorded a mark of 178’ 2.00”. Assmus’ mark ranks third in SDSU history.
Assmus also finished third in the discus event with her throw of 146’ 1.00”.
Amy Paulzine placed third in the javelin with her distance of 129’ 1.00”, she also placed eighth in the hammer throw with a distance of 154’ 2.00”.
In the long jump, Carly Carper placed third with a distance of 18’ 2.25”.
Alex Suhr ran the 3000-meter steeplechase in 12:07.02.
The 4x100-meter relay team won the event today with a time of 49.47.
In the high jump, Kali Olson placed fourth with her height of 5’ 6.50”. Her height today is a new personal best.
Tera Potts finished third in the 1500-meter run with a time of 4:46.96. Also in the 1500-meter run, Erin Hargens, Brooke Peterson and Karley Konkol finished sixth, seventh and eighth. They had times of 4:51.66, 4:57.31 and 4:58.90.
In the 400-meter dash, Jessica McDonald finished the event in 1:01.85.
Another big event on the day for Jackrabbits came in the 100-meter dash. SDSU finished one-two-three in the event. Carly Carper won the event with her time of 11.99, while Megan Bren placed second in 12.19 and Ashley Odegaard ran the event in 12.22 to claim third.
In the 400-meter hurdles, Lori Foltz finished fourth with a time of 1:06.88.
Bren and Odegaard both found success in the 200-meter dash with third and fifth finishes. Bren completed the race in 25.15, while Odegaard clocked-in at 25.36.
The 4x400-meter relay team completed the race in 4:15.36; they finished fourth overall.
Meghan Lambert took fourth in the triple jump with her mark of 35’ 11.50”.
Amy Leifereman recorded a height of 10’ 00.00” in the pole vault competition.
SDSU placed two throwers in the top five in the shot put competition. McKenzie Johnson placed second with her distance of 43’ 2.25” and Assmus took fourth with a throw of 42’ 6.00”.
The Jackrabbits had three runners finish in the top-ten of the 5000-meter run. Erin Hargens placed second with her time of 18:15.13. Courtney Neubert was a few seconds behind Hargens as she finished fifth in 18:40.91. Cheyanne Bowers clocked in at 19:42.42 as she took tenth.
The Jackrabbits to travel to Sioux City, Iowa and Lincoln, Neb. to compete in a couple of meets next weekend. SDSU will be competing in the Sioux City Relays (April 12-13) and in the Nebraska Quad (April 13).