SignUp
Women's Ice Hockey MM
Griep broke the UND record in the weight throw.
Good golly, Miss Molly!
Text smallerText larger
Updated: Saturday 02/09/2013 23:09:47 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
Send this article to a friend Print RSS Shop Files available
FARGO, N.D. -- Freshman Molly Griep shattered a school record in the weight throw today, leading another outstanding performance for the University of North Dakota women's track and field team today at the Bison Open.

Griep logged a weight throw of 53 feet, 7 inches (16.33 meters), to eclipse the previous school record of 52 feet, 1 ¾ inches set by Christine Weinreich at the 2011 Great West Conference Championship.

Behind Griep's school record in the weight throw, freshman Ke-Ke Burks (Madison, Wis.) heaved a throw of 51 feet, 5 inches (15.67 meters) that was the fourth-best in school history.

Griep also recorded the ninth-best shot put in UND history with a mark of 42 feet, 8 ¼ inches (13.01 meters). She was one of three UND throwers to crack the school's all-time top 10 in the shot, joining Chantel Urban (So., Surrey, N.D.) and Alyssa Lueck (Fr., Walworth, Wis.), whose throws ranked seventh and eighth all-time.

Freshman Stephanie Clarke (Edmonton, Alberta), already the owner of a pair of school records, won the 400-meters with a time of 57.04 seconds.

Sophomore Rochelle Robb (Bull Bay, Jamaica) was the runner-up in the high jump after clearing 5 feet, 5 inches (1.65 meters).

UND is back in action next Friday at the USD Indoor Twilight.
Gameday Live: UND at South Dakota State
MBB Gameday live at South Dakota State MORE
Gameday Live: UND vs Ohio State
WHKY gameday live vs Ohio State MORE
Softball tp host two winter skills camps
The University of North Dakota softball team has opened registration for its winter and February high school camps, which will be held in the Hyslop Sports Center. Both camps are open to girls in... MORE
Gameday Live: UND at St. Cloud State
Gameday Live: UND at St. Cloud State MORE
Watch the latest North Dakota Hockey TV show
Get ready for this weekend's seris at St. Cloud State with the newest episode of North Dakota Hockey with Dave Hakstol. MORE

advertisement