Schlicht takes first as Tigers compete in SMSU Mustang Open

Schlicht takes first as Tigers compete in SMSU Mustang Open

MARSHALL, Minn. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men's and women's track and field teams competed at the SMSU Mustang Open on Friday and Saturday in Marshall, Minn.

 Freshman Rex Schlicht (Woonsocket, S.D.) finished with a first-place finish in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 56.72, good for the eighth fastest time in school history.

 Jared Rabenberg (Britton, S.D.) competed in the high jump and took third with a jump of six-feet, four inches. Jon Harmening (Jackson, Minn.) took fifth in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 16.65.

 Alyssa Weidler (Sioux Falls, S.D.) finished the long jump with a leap of 17-feet and 2 ¼ inches, good for sixth and third farthest long jump in school history. Fellow freshman Mikaela Stofferahn (Dell Rapids, S.D.) took sixth in the discus with a toss of 124-feet and seven inches, the sixth farthest discus throw in school history.

 Kamber Lamer (Hartford, S.D.) took home an eighth-place finish in the 100-meter high hurdles in 16.06, third fastest time in school history. She also had a seventh-place finish in the javelin throw with a toss of 100-feet and nine inches, while Meghan Travis (Minneota, Minn.) finished eighth in the javelin throw with a 93-foot and 10 inch throw. Travis also took fourth in the high jump with a leap of 4-feet and nine inches.

 McKenna Rogers (Saint Michael, Minn.) brought home a seventh-place finish in the 800-meter dash in 2:29.93, eighth fastest time in school history.

 The Tigers are back in action at the Dordt Invite Saturday in Sioux Center, Iowa.