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Men's Outdoor Track & Field - Tue, Apr. 22, 2014

April 22, 2014

MADISON, S.D. – Garrett Tenney of Jamestown (N.D.) earned his second straight North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) Men's Outdoor Track Athlete-of-the-Week, announced Tuesday.  Mark Moeller of Dakota State (S.D.) was chosen as the first NSAA Men's Outdoor Track Athlete-of-the-Week honor.

North Star Athletic Association Men's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week
Garrett Tenney – Jamestown (N.D.) – Senior – Gardnerville, Nev. – Tenney continued to improve Jamestown's school record in the men's hammer throw as he won the individual title at the Northern State (S.D.) Open on April 18.  He threw a school record throw of 52.83 meters (173 feet, 4 inches) to claim the title.  Tenney placed third in the men's discus throw with a measurement of 45.36 meters (148 feet, 10 inches). 

North Star Athletic Association Men's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week
Mark Moeller – Dakota State (S.D.) – Sophomore – Hankinson, N.D. – Moeller clocked a personal record time of 49.36 seconds to earn a third place in the 34-runner field 400-meter dash at the Red Raiders Invitational on April 17 in Orange City, Iowa.  His time is just 0.8 seconds short of recording a national qualifying time.  Moeller also ran a leg in the 4 x 400-meter relay where the team finished with a time of 3:30.16 for an 11th-place finish. 

Looking Ahead
All three NSAA members will be in action Tuesday afternoon (today).  Dakota State (S.D.) heads to Yankton, S.D. to compete in the Mount Marty Twilight Meet this afternoon at 2 p.m.  Jamestown (N.D.) and Valley City State (N.D.) travel to Moorhead, Minn. to participate in the Concordia Cobber Twilight Meet at 2 p.m.

Dakota State will be in action at the 105th Annual Drake Relays on Friday and Saturday, featuring participants from all levels.  The Trojans will be sending four runners – Seth Boomsma, Spencer Carlson, Trevor Jacobsen and D'Artist Williams – to the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa.

Valley City State hosts its home meet – the Al Cassell Relays – on Saturday in Valley City, N.D.  Jamestown will also participate in the VCSU's meet.

            Tuesday's Meets
            Dakota State (S.D.) @ Mount Marty (S.D.) Twilight Meet – Yankton, S.D. – 2 p.m.
            Jamestown (N.D.) & Valley City State (N.D.) @ Concordia (Minn.) Twilight meet – Moorhead, Minn. – 2 p.m.

            Friday's Meet
            Dakota State (S.D.) @ 105th Annual Drake Relays – Des Moines, Iowa – 9 a.m.

            Saturday's Meets
            Jamestown (N.D.) @ Valley City State (N.D.) Al Cassell Relays – Valley City, N.D. – 10:30 a.m.
            Dakota State (S.D.) @ 105th Annual Drake Relays – Des Moines, Iowa – 2 p.m.

Nick Huntimer, North Star Athletic Association Sports Information Director