SignUp
Sport Page
Mandimika won the mile and was third in the 800-meters.
Mandimika, Campbell win event titles at NDSU
Text smallerText larger
Updated: Thursday 02/08/2014 00:38:23 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
Send this article to a friend Print RSS Shop Files available

FARGO, N.D. – North Dakota’s Dwight Mandimika and Drew Campbell earned event titles to open the two-day Thundering Herd Classic hosted by North Dakota State.

Mandimika, a senior from Harare, Zimbabwe, won the mile run with a time of 4 minutes, 30.73 seconds. He was joined in the top four by teammates Parker Wharram and Colin Cottingham, who placed third and fourth, respectively.

Mandimika also placed third in the 800-meters with a PR time of 1:58.49.

UND’s other event title came courtesy of the freshman Campbell, who won the 3,000-meters with a time of 8:58.76. Fellow freshman Darin Baltezore was third at 9:14.83.

Sophomore John LeClerc enjoyed a strong day, placing third in the 60-meter hurdles prelims with a time of 8.47 seconds, while also making his collegiate debut in the 200-meters by placing seventh with a time of 23.14.

In the 600-meters, sophomore Isiah Frohling was the runner-up with a PR time of 1:24.54.

Throwers Cody Mach and Ian Collins finished 2-3 in the weight throw, both with PR marks. Mach hit a throw of 50 feet, 4 ¼ inches, while Collins recorded a mark of 50-02.50.

In the pole vault, freshman Cody Fiedler was fourth with a leap of 13-07.75, the best mark of his freshman season to date.

Finally, in the 60-meter prelims, sophomore D’Monte Farley placed third with a time of 7.08 seconds.

The final day of the meet gets underway Saturday at 9:30 a.m.

UND Insider Weekly - 201
This week on UND Insider Weekly: The panel discusses NDSU and UND renewing their football rivalry and their upcoming first game this season against San Jose State, as well as Soccer and... MORE
Road Warriors: UND heads to Chicago and Green Bay
The University of North Dakota soccer team hits the road this weekend for a pair of non-conference games. UND will travel to Chicago to take on Chicago State on Friday, Aug. 29, and concludes its... MORE
Scrimmage serves as final prep for season debut
GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- Fans got their first chance to see the 2014 edition of the University of North Dakota volleyball team. Several performances stood out on the final last real tuneup before the... MORE
My Story: R.J. McGill
R.J. McGill knew one thing when he took a winter recruiting trip to the University of North Dakota. It was cold. MORE
Big Sky unveils preseason polls as opener nears
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Northern Arizona University was named the preseason favorite by a vote of coaches in both the men's and women's 2014 Big Sky Conference Cross Country Preseason Polls released... MORE