SignUp
Basketball Big Game Plans
Eggert has now qualified for the Big Sky Championship in the hammer and javelin.
Freshman Eggert throws Big Sky qualifier in hammer
Text smallerText larger
Updated: Wednesday 04/30/2013 09:33:59 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
Send this article to a friend Print RSS Shop Files available

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Freshman Jayd Eggert secured her second Big Sky Conference Championship automatic qualifier last night while at the Cobber Twilight.

Eggert landed a personal record hammer throw of 49.45 meters (162’6”), qualifying her for next week’s Big Sky meet. The Minot, N.D., native had previously qualified for the conference championship in the javelin.

Eggert was joined by a pair of teammates among the top eight in the hammer finals. Freshman Bethany Schultz (Rochester, minn.) placed sixth, while sophomore Samantha Guenther (White Bear Lake, Minn.) was eighth.

In the shot put, freshman Alyssa Stolt (Plymouth, Minn.) placed first in her flight before going on to finish sixth in the finals with a mark of 12.72 meters (41’8 ¾”). Teammate Alyssa Lueck (Walworth, Wis.) was right behind in seventh place with a mark of 12.70 meters (41’8”).

Three UND throwers finished among the top six in the discus finals, led by Schultz’s third-place throw of 43.12 meters (141’6”). Eggert was in fourth at 40.23 meters, while freshman Taylor Boster (Halliday, N.D.) finished sixth.

UND will have one final meet – the NDSU Tune-Up on Friday – before taking part in the Big Sky Conference Outdoor Championship May 8-11 in Portland, Ore.

North Dakota stays put in latest national polls
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – When Providence College visits North Dakota for a non-conference series this weekend, it will be the first matchup at Ralph Engelstad Arena in three years to feature a pair of... MORE
MacMillan, LaDue claim weekly NCHC honors
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – University of North Dakota senior forward Mark MacMillan and sophomore defenseman Paul LaDue were recognized today by the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) after... MORE
North Dakota ninth in USCHO.com poll
The University of North Dakota women's hockey team garnered 20 points for ninth place in the latest USCHO.com Division I Women's Poll released on Monday. MORE
Alumni Spotlight: Rachel Cutcliffe
Alumni Spotlight: Rachel Cutcliffe MORE
Baseball gears up for another winter clothing drive
The University of North Dakota baseball team will be conducting its annual winter clothing drive on Sunday, November 2nd from 1-5 p.m. UND baseball players will be going door to door in the... MORE