UND reaches new heights

UND’s mens and womens throwers set records at meet

The UND men’s and women’s track and field teams found success at the Drake Alternative Meet last weekend.

Junior thrower Jayd Eggert broke the all-time school record in the hammer with a throw of 195 feet, 8 inches. She also took first in the meet and surpassed the facility record.

Junior Alyssa Lueck won the discus with a throw of 149-02 and set a personal record in the shot put at 46-00.50, winning both events.

Katelyn Wever followed in the shot put with a third-place finish with a throw of 43-10.75. Senior Chantel Urban clinched sixth at 41-00.50 while sophomore Katarina Reller placed fourth in the hammer at 170-00.

Men’s team

The men’s throwers were led by senior Jakob Bissmell, who launched a hammer throw with a distance of 196 feet. Roman Waldera posted a season-best in the hammer at 187-08 while junior Cody Mach took seventh with a personal record of 179-07.

Waldera also notched fourth in the discus with a throw of 157-00. Sophomore Ian Collins competed unattached, but set a personal record of 160-00.

Staff report