College track and field: UMD's Brezinka places at NCAA meet

The seventh-place finish made the sophomore UMD's first track All-American since 2019.

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Minnesota Duluth's Isabelle Brezinka earned a seventh-place finish on Saturday at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships and with it became the first Bulldog since 2019 to be a First Team All-American.

Running in the 800 meters at the national meet in Allendale, Michigan, Brezinka set a personal best of 2:08.23 in the preliminaries on Friday before running a 2:09.71 in the final. The top eight finishers in each event at NCAAs are First Team All-Americans.

  • In the Division III NCAA meet at Geneva, Ohio, St. Scholastica sophomore Calvin Boone finished 10th in his preliminary heat and 18th overall in the men's 1,500 meters on Thursday.

    Competing on Saturday, CSS sophomore Lily Beneke fouled on all three of her preliminary attempts in the women's hammer throw.

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