SignUp
Holiday Tickets 2014
Sport Page
Bissell broke his own 2-year old school record in the hammer throw.
Rhymes with 'missile'
Text smallerText larger
Updated: Saturday 03/21/2014 16:03:58 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
Send this article to a friend Print RSS Shop
  • Day One Results

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Senior Jakob Bissell got North Dakota off to a smashing start today at the Coastal Carolina Shamrock Invitational.

Bissell smashed his own 2-year old school record in the outdoor hammer throw in one of two men’s events that opened the 3-day meet. Bissell, from Plymouth, N.H., hit a mark of 186 feet, 5 inches to topple the previous record of 180-02 he set at the 2012 Great West Conference Championship.

The other men’s competition on day one was the 10K run, in which UND’s Parker Wharram established a new personal record. The Independence, Minn., product took 40 seconds off of his previous PR by crossing the line in 32 minutes, 56.87 seconds. He placed seventh.

Day two of competition takes place Friday at Hough Shaw Stadium.

UND Insider Weekly - 212
This week on UND Insider Weekly: Men's Hockey gets a split in Denver, Men's & Women's Basketball have a tough week, and Women's Hockey gets a split to finish off 2014. The panel previews the... MORE
Trygstad added as volunteer assistant coach
GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- University of North Dakota head baseball coach Jeff Dodson announced that recent graduate Zack Trygstad will join his staff as a volunteer assistant coach this season.... MORE
Game Notes: UND returns home after a month away
North Dakota returns to its home court Friday for the first time in over a month as Dickinson State travels to Grand Forks for a 7 p.m. tipoff at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. MORE
2015 softball apparel available
Team apparel for the 2015 softball season is now available to the general public. MORE
Career nights highlight rout of Mayville State
GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- Junior Mia Loyd poured in a career-high 28 points to lead a pack of four North Dakota scorers in double figures as the host team raced past Mayville State, 98-54, Tuesday... MORE

advertisement