SignUp
Sport Page
Shawn Johnson's shot put PR of 16.88 meters is the second-best in the Big Sky.
Fenstermacher, Johnson lead UND at Iowa State
Text smallerText larger
Updated: Friday 01/28/2013 10:34:39 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
Send this article to a friend Print RSS Shop Files available
AMES, Iowa -- Jesse Fenstermacher established a new personal record in the 800-meters, while Shawn Johnson extended personal-best shot put mark today at Iowa State's Bill Bergan Invitational.

Fenstermacher, a junior from Hibbing, Minn., placed sixth in the 800-meters with a time of 1 minute, 52.43 seconds. It was also the third-best time in the Big Sky Conference this season.

Meanwhile, classmate Johnson, a junior from Eveleth, Minn., logged a throw of 55 feet, 4 ¾ inches (16.88 meters) to take third place in the event. He had previously led the Big Sky with a mark of 53 feet, 11 inches (16.43 meters) until Friday night, but today's throw was good enough to give him the second-best conference throw this season.

Johnson also established a personal record in the weight throw with a heave of 51 feet, 6 ½ inches (15.71 meters).

North Dakota also received a pair of personal record times from sophomores Nick Lindstrom (Shakopee, Minn.) and Nate Peterson (Horace, N.D.). Lindstrom ran the 3K in 8:42.54, while Peterson recorded a time of 4:19.58 in the mile run.

Junior Matthew Harris (Sidney, Mont.) came through with a strong effort in the pole vault with a season-best mark of 15 feet, 1 inch (4.6 meters). That was also good to tie him for the 10th-best performance in the Big Sky this season.

UND returns to action next Friday at North Dakota State's Thundering Herd Classic.

Cyclones sweep North Dakota
The University of North Dakota softball team fell to Iowa State in a pair of games on Tuesday afternoon. Iowa State edged UND 10-7 in the first game, before taking the nightcap 16-7. MORE
SDSU slips by UND 10-9 despite late rally
BROOKINGS, S.D.-- Despite a late rally, South Dakota State escaped with a 10-9 win over North Dakota Tuesday afternoon in non-conference play. UND once trailed 7-1 but sent the tying run to the... MORE
Nelson among first 15 named to U.S. national team
GRAND FORKS, N.D. Former University of North Dakota standout Brock Nelson, who recently completed his rookie season in the National Hockey League, has been selected to play for the United... MORE
Huff PIT Blog
Keep up-to-date with Troy Huff on his time at the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament as he contributes to UNDSports.com with a daily blog entry. MORE
UND slotted in top five in final polls of 2013-14
GRAND FORKS, N.D. The University of North Dakota is ranked among the top five in the final 2013-14 editions of both national men's hockey polls released earlier today. MORE

advertisement