SignUp
Farley won the 60-meters with a Big Sky automatic qualifier.
Farley, Peterson claim event titles at Minnesota
Text smallerText larger
Updated: Thursday 01/18/2014 22:14:53 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
Send this article to a friend Print RSS Shop Files available

MINNEAPOLIS – Sophomore D’Monte Farley and junior Nate Peterson won their respective events today for North Dakota at the University of Minnesota’s Northwest Open.

Farley, a USA Junior Championships All-American a year ago, won the 60-meter dash with a time of 6.93 seconds, which was also good for a Big Sky Conference automatic qualifier. The Cottage Grove, Minn., native also took seventh in the long jump with a leap of 20 feet, 10 ½ inches.

Peterson, who hails from Horace, N.D., won the 3,000-meters with a time of 8 minutes, 41.08 seconds.

Farley and Peterson headlined a UND effort that featured seven top-5 performances.

Sophomore Jimmy Evers (Grand Forks, N.D.) was fourth in the 60-meter hurdles, crossing the line 8.41 seconds.

UND received a pair of top-6 showings in both the 400-meters and the pole vault. Tyler Olson (Fr., Buffalo, Minn.) was fourth in the 400-meters with a time of 50.38, while Jared Michel (Fr., Chesterfield, Mo.) was sixth at 51.19. In the pole vault, Tyler Colling (Jr., Forest Lake, Minn.) was sixth with a mark of 15 feet, 7 ¾ inches, while Kohl Koppinger (Sr., Dickinson, N.D.) was sixth with a leap of 14-08.00.

Senior Jakob Bissell (Plymouth, N.H.) was fourth in the weight throw with a mark of 56-09.25 and Shawn Johnson (Sr., Eveleth, Minn.) was fifth in the shot put with a throw of 53-07.00.

In the mile run, senior Sam Saccoman (Hibbing, Minn.) was eighth with a time of 4:22.32.

UND returns to action in two weeks (Jan. 31-Feb. 1) at the Mountain State Games in Pocatello, Idaho.

Green Bay strikes down UND
The University of North Dakota soccer team came across a white-hot offense in Green Bay on Sunday afternoon, as the Green Bay Phoenix used six goals to defeat UND, 6-0, at Santaga Stadium. MORE
GW wins team title with sweep of UND Saturday
WASHINGTON, D.C.-- George Washington University won the team title at its home tournament, dispatching North Dakota 25-20, 25-17, 25-20 Saturday afternoon. MORE
UND claims three of four duals at Bison Open
FARGO, N.D. North Dakota opened the 2014 cross country season in fine fashion on Friday night, taking three of four duals at North Dakota State's Bison Open. MORE
Peterson, UND defeat IPFW at Bison Open
FARGO, N.D. The University of North Dakota kicked off the 2014 cross country campaign Friday night at North Dakota State's Bison Open, competing in a series of duals against the host Bison,... MORE
Thrilling five-set win helps UND split on opening day
WASHINGTON, D.C.-- With just nine errors total in a thrilling five-set comeback against Arkansas State, the University of North Dakota split a pair of matches during the opening day of the George... MORE