College track and field: UMD men dominate Lake Superior Challenge
Ten Minnesota Duluth men's athletes captured individual titles at Saturday's Lake Superior Challenge at St. Scholastica's Burns Wellness Center, including sophomore Jason Lilja, who was a double winner.
Ten Minnesota Duluth men’s athletes captured individual titles at Saturday’s Lake Superior Challenge at St. Scholastica’s Burns Wellness Center, including sophomore Jason Lilja, who was a double winner.
Lilja placed first in the long jump (22 feet, 3½ inches) and high jump (an NCAA Division II provisional qualifying mark of 6-8).
Other Bulldog winners included junior Gage Sachs in the 3,000-meter run (9 minutes, 10.86 seconds), freshman Nathan Comer in the 600-meter run (1:25.74), junior James Ryan in the 60-meter hurdles (8.66), junior Mark Emlaw in the 60-meter dash (7.22), freshman Darrick Jackson in the 800 meters (2:03.89), freshman Austin Carlson in the 400 meters (53.05), junior Drew Johnson in the mile (4:27.42), junior Mitch Fisher in the 5,000 meters (15:43.74) and senior Phil d’Entremont in the 500 meters (a school-record 1:05.54).
The Bulldogs also took top honors in three relays.
r St. Scholastica senior Brianna Buske won the 800 meters and set a program record with a time of 2:18.37 seconds at the Lake Superior Challenge.
Andrea Mogren won the 1,000 meters (3:07.63), Amy Campbell won the 600 (1:40.22) and Nicole Christianson won the high jump (5-3.35). In addition, the 1,600-meter relay team of Chisholm’s Sammi Argir, Taylor Gibson, Casey Govland and Maggie Kurtovich won with a time of 4:06.2.
On the men’s side: Kevin Wagner won 200 with a personal-best time of 23.06 seconds, Luke McKenzie won the 1,000 in 2:24.85 and Alex Horoshak, a Two Harbors native, won the triple jump with a distance of 42-6.