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College track and field

UMD relay sets school record

Freshman Samantha Rivard was the lone Minnesota Duluth runner to win an individual title, prevailing in the 1,500 meters Saturday at the two-day Meet of the UnSaintly at Hamline University in St. Paul.

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Rivard, winner of the NCAA Division II indoor mile championship in March, was timed in 4 minutes, 33.03 seconds.

The junior trio of Erin Pangerl, Amelia Maher and Chanel Miller and sophomore Madeline Schaefer all etched their names into UMD’s record book by finishing the 400 relay in 48.42 seconds, a time good for second place.

Freshman Stefani Friedenfels was second in the triple jump.

Among UMD men, junior Nick Moran took first in the hammer throw and second in the discus, while junior Dan Nielsen won the 3,000 steeplechase race with a personal-best (and NCAA Division II provisional-qualifying time) of 9:15.82. Junior Chris Wilson was second in the 800 (1:56.17) and senior Nathan Knop was runner-up in the javelin throw.

College baseball

Saints edge Northland to close regular season

Jordan Risse hit two doubles and scored two runs as St. Scholastica held off Northland College 4-3 in an Upper Midwest Athletic Conference game on Monday in Ashland to close out the regular season.

Austin Colvard added two hits and Sean Imes threw six strong innings for the Saints, who won their 17th straight contest. Top-seeded St. Scholastica (27-10 overall, 19-1 UMAC) opens play in the UMAC tournament at 1 p.m. Thursday at Bulldog Park against an opponent to be determined.

Nathan Brown and Jacob Hodgdon had had two hits apiece to lead Northland (22-15, 15-6). The second-seeded Lumberjacks (22-15, 15-6) open UMAC tournament play against third-seeded Northwestern (18-15) at 10 a.m. Thursday at Bulldog Park.

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