GRAND FORKS, N.D. – University of North Dakota track and field coach Kevin Galbraith announced today that five recruits have signed National Letters of Intent and will join his program for the 2014-15 season: Connor Danielson (Fergus Falls, Minn.), Lane Herbert (Glasgow, Mont.), Scott Kvidera (Minnetonka, Minn.), Anthony Litersky (Ashland, Wis.), and Mike Quesenberry (Billings, Mont.).
Danielson was a two-time state qualifier and three-time all-conference performer in cross country at Fergus Falls High School. He also qualified for the state meet in the 3,200-meter and 1,600-meter races and holds the school record in the 3,200 at 9 minutes, 32.71 seconds. Danielson also lettered in basketball as a prep and was an honor student and a member of the National Honor Society. He plans to major in management.
Herbert, a graduate of Glasgow High School, was the Montana state runner-up in the javelin and boasts a personal record of 180 feet, 7 inches. He also played football and basketball as a prep and plans to major in civil engineering.
Kvidera, an honor student at Minnetonka High School, was the top runner for his cross country team in 2013 and was the Section AA runner-up in the mile run with a time of 4:18.55. He went on to place ninth at the Minnesota State meet. Kvidera also owns a PR of 1:56.56 in the 800-meters.
Litersky is a graduate of Ashland High School, where he lettered in track and field, football and basketball. As a senior, he earned his second straight team MVP honor after qualifying for the state meet in both the 110-meter hurdles and the triple jump. Litersky was also a two-time all-conference performer.
Quesenberry placed third in the discus as a senior at the 2014 Montana state meet after placing third in the shot put as a junior in 2013. He owns a discus PR of 167-06 and a shot put PR of 56-10 ½. Quesenberry is the younger brother of former UND football and track and field letterwinner Brandon Quesenberry.
Galbraith’s 2014-15 women’s track and field recruiting class will be announced next week.