North Dakota Athletics
Courtesy: UNDsports.com
Jacob Henne won the steeplechase and earned a personal record
UND powers through busy weekend with several bests
Courtesy: Rachel Whipple, UND Media Relations
Release: 04/15/2017
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DES MOINES, Iowa -- The University of North Dakota track and field team traveled in smaller teams this weekend to compete at multiple meets in both Iowa and California. Today, distance coach Dick Clay and his athletes competed at the Jim Duncan Invitational. 

 

Jacob Henne was the event winner in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with his personal-record time of 9 minutes, 39.13 seconds. His previous best was 9:49.43, which he hit earlier this season in Charleston, N.C. 

 

Also competing in the steeplechase was Janessa Meuleners. Her run of 11:46.59 bested her previous record of 11:59.46, which she set last season in Myrtle Beach. She previously sat at the ninth spot in UND history, but has now moved up to seventh. 

 

While competing in the 1,500-meter run, Joseph Fenstermacher, Dave Hettich, and Amanda Larson all earned new personal bests. 

 

Fenstermacher’s previous best time was 4:19.74. Today, he clocked a time of 4:16.92. 

 

Hettich ran a 4:18.65 last weekend at the Al Bortke Invite and he bested his time today after running for 4:13.65. 

 

With a previous run of 5:06.58, Larson bested her time by just under 10 seconds with her finish of 4:56.66. 

 

AZUSA, Calif.  -- The UND sprinters and hurdlers headed to the Bryan Clay Invitational hosted by Azusa Pacific University with head coach Kevin Galbraith

 

James McFarlin earned the seventh spot in the UND history books with his persona-record 400-meter run of 48.72 seconds. 

 

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- With most of the field athletes taking the day off after competition yesterday, UND’s weight throwers traveled to the Beach Invitational hosted by Long Beach State with throws coach Drew Jones

 

Molli Detloff, Molli Griep, Jessica Drady and Cody Mach, Tyler Kolander and Adam Mehr all competed in the hammer. 

 

Tomorrow, the athletes in California will travel as one group to join competition at the Beach Invitational. 



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