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Men's Indoor Track & Field - Tue, Feb. 18, 2014

February 18, 2014

MADISON, S.D. – Michael Brousseau of Jamestown (N.D.) and Seth Boomsma of Dakota State (S.D.) was selected to the fifth-edition of the North Star Athletic Association Men's Indoor Track & Field Players-of-the-Week, announced Tuesday.  Brousseau was named to Field Athlete-of-the-Week.  Boomsma was picked to the Track Athlete-of-the-Week for his third time this season.

North Star Athletic Association Men's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week
Michael Brousseau – Jamestown (N.D.) – Junior – Acton, Calif. – UJ's Brousseau threw a career-best 15.80 meters (51 feet and 10 inches) at the Bison Open on Feb. 15.  It was his first time in his career that he had topped 50 feet in the weight throw.  He placed 11th in the event, which he was the top NAIA place-finisher in the 37-throwers field (consisted of NCAA Division schools).

North Star Athletic Association Men's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week
Seth Boomsma – Dakota State (S.D.) – Junior – Crooks, S.D. – DSU's Boomsma continued his stellar indoor track & field season as he competed in the second NCAA Division I track meet this season.  He won the third heat of the men's 60-meter dash prelims at the Iowa State Open, clocking the fourth-best overall time of 6.84 seconds in the 22-runners field that featured runners from NCAA Division I.  Boomsma improved his time to 6.78 seconds in the men's 60-meter dash finals on the second day of the Iowa State Open, earning a runner-up honor behind NCAA Division I runner from Florida. 

Looking Ahead
This week will be the final week of regular-season indoor track and field meet, which would be the last chance for athletes to qualify for NAIA Indoor Track & Field Nationals on March 6-8 in Geneva, Ohio.

Jamestown (N.D.) and Valley City State (N.D.) travels to Bemidji, Minn. Thursday to compete in the Bemidji State Beaver Twilight meet.

Dakota State (S.D.0 heads to Storm Lake, Iowa to compete in the Buena Vista Relays on Saturday.

            Thursday's Meet
Jamestown (N.D.) and Valley City State (N.D.) @ Bemidji State Beaver Twilight – Bemidji, Minn.

            Saturday's Meet
            Dakota State (S.D.) @ Buena Vista Relays – Storm Lake, Iowa

Nick Huntimer, North Star Athletic Association Sports Information Director