RICHFIELD, Minn. -- Sophomore Kyle Economy's first-place finish in the 10k race highlighted North Dakota's split squad effort today at the Carleton Relays.
Economy, a sophomore from Victoria, Minn., captured the 10K with a time of 32:56.89, securing UND's lone event title of the day. His teammate, sophomore Ross Nelson (Apple Valley, Minn.) took third in the 10k with at time of 33:34.12.
Junior Bryant Halvorson (Rugby, N.D.) was the runner-up in the long jump, posting a leap of 22 feet, 3 inches.
Junior Matthew McCreary (Grand Forks, N.D.) was third in the 400-meter hurdles, crossing the line in 56.38 seconds.
UND also received a third-place fiinish from Tyler Colling (Forest Lake, Minn.) in the pole vault, clearing 14 feet, 6 inches. Teammate Jordan Fisk (So., Langdon, N.D.) was fifth with a mark of 14 feet even.
The Sioux placed a pair of runners in the top six of the 5,000-meters. Senior Adam Stainiger (Chisholm, Minn.) placed fifth with a time of 15:30.71, while freshman Mark Harries (Plymouth, Minn.) was right behind in sixth place with a time of 15:31.20.
Also of note, senior Chris Stoks (Virginia, Minn.), redshirting the outdoor season and running unattached, captured a pair of events. He won the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.71 seconds, and also won the 400-meters, clocking a time of 48.67 seconds.
The Sioux will return to action May 4 at North Dakota State.