Schuyler shines as DWU competes at Jim Dutcher Memorial

Schuyler shines as DWU competes at Jim Dutcher Memorial

CRETE, Neb. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men's and women's track and field teams competed at the Jim Dutcher Memorial Sunday in Crete, Neb.

 Leading the way for the Tigers was freshman Samantha Schuyler (Winner, S.D.) who took first in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:56.80. Coming in third was fellow Tiger Mckenna Rogers (Saint Michael, Minn.) who took third in 5:05.77. Kelsie King (Mission Viejo, Calif.) came in eighth place in the 1,500-meter run in 5:19.01.

 Schuyler came in second in the 800-meter run in a time of 2:24.22, while Rogers came in 10th-place in 2:34.24. Callie Heath (Colome, S.D.) brought home a second-place finish in the 400-meter dash in 1:01.14, while placing seventh in the 200-meter dash in 27.07.

 In the 3,000-meter steeplechase, Shailhyn Schweigert (Burke, S.D.) came in second with a time of 13:03.45. In the long jump, Lindsey Hale (Yankton, S.D.) took third after a mark of 17-9.75 feet, while Kristen Longville (Lake Preston, S.D.) tied for seventh at 16-9.75.

 Hale came in fifth in the triple jump with a leap of 34-10.25, as Lydia Gerber (Canton, S.D.) came in sixth with a mark of 34-8.5.

 On the men's side, Lane Tibbs (Kenesaw, Neb.) led the way after taking second in the 5,000-meter run in 16:12.46. Jared Rabenberg (Britton, S.D.) brought home second place in the high jump with a leap of 6-5.5 and came in fourth in the triple jump with a jump of 45-10.75.

 In the discus throw, Matthew Campbell (Gregory, S.D.) came in third after a toss of 153-05 feet, as Rex Schlicht (Woonsocket, S.D.) took 11th in the 800-meter run in 2:00.12.

 The DWU track and field teams will compete at the USD Last Chance Meet tomorrow in Vermillion, S.D.