SignUp
Johnson was the runner-up in the shot and hit a PR in the discus.
Johnson leads UND arms again at NDSU Tune-Up
Text smallerText larger
Updated: Sunday 05/03/2013 22:05:50 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
Send this article to a friend Print RSS Shop Files available

FARGO, N.D. – Another outstanding performance by junior Shawn Johnson highlighted North Dakota’s effort today at the NDSU Tune-Up, the final meet before next week’s Big Sky Conference Outdoor Championship.

Johnson launched a discus throw of 53.94 meters (177’) that not only was personal-record, but the second-best mark in the Big Sky Conference this season. The Eveleth, Minn., native also came up just shy of a PR in the shot put, reaching 17.27 meters (56’8”) and finishing second behind only Minnesota’s Mark Jennings (17.73 meters).

In the hammer throw, Johnson reached a season-high 54.23 meters (177’11”) for the 13th-best mark in the Big Sky in that event.

Another UND junior, Roman Waldera, also hit a PR in the discus while competing unattached. A native of Minot, N.D., Waldera recorded a throw of 55.16 meters (181’) was the runner-up to Minnesota’s Justin Barber (57.36 meters).

Notable efforts in the field event for UND included sophomore Nate Peterson’s (Horace, N.D.) personal-record in the 800-meters, in which he clocked a time of 1 minute, 58.78 seconds.

Click on the PDF link for complete results from today’s action.

UND will compete in the Big Sky Conference Outdoor Championship May 8-11 in Portland, Ore.

Three third-period goals powers UND to win
After being outshot and outscored through the first two periods of play, the University of North Dakota women's hockey team powered back in the third period, scoring three unanswered goals to... MORE
UND closes season with road win at UNC
North Dakota forced six turnovers and Jer Garman rushed for 164 yards and two touchdowns in a 33-14 victory over Northern Colorado in Big Sky play Saturday at Nottingham Field. MORE
Gameday Live: UND at St. Cloud State
Gameday Live: UND at St. Cloud State MORE
Saturday game notes: UND at St. Cloud State
Second-ranked North Dakota looks for a NCHC series split tonight when it wraps up its series with 16th-ranked and host St. Cloud State MORE
SDSU rallies to clip UND
North Dakota's last two visits to Frost Arena have produced some dramatic finishes, unfortunately it was South Dakota State that came out the victors both times. MORE