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South Dakota State University senior Andrea Budahl was named the Summit League swimmer of the week; it was announced Tuesday.

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Budahl, a Mitchell native, won four events over a two-day stretch. In SDSU’s opener, she recorded league-best times in the 500 freestyle in 5 minutes, 11.34 seconds and 1,000 free in 10:35.18.

In the Jackrabbits’ home opener, Budahl won both events with times of 5:18.27 in the 500 and 10:44.30 in the 1,000.

Junior defensive specialist Courtney Miller led the Mount Marty Lancer volleyball team in digs with seven in a 3-0 loss to GPAC foe Hastings College Sunday in Yankton. Miller, a 2011 graduate from Mitchell High School, added two assists.

Laura Groseth, a junior for the Lancers, added four kills in the match. Groseth, a Corsica native, had one dig from the middle hitter position in two games played.

Mount Marty (10-14, 0-8 GPAC) faces off against Presentation College in a nonconference matchup Friday in Yankton.

Gregory native and junior wide receiver Luke Whalen hauled in two catches for 31 yards in the Black Hills State University football team’s 49-43 loss to Adams State Saturday in Alamosa, Colo.

BHSU (0-5) hosts Chadron State Saturday in conference action at Lyle Hare Stadium in Spearfish.

Trevor Kenobbie, a Wessington Springs native and sophomore linebacker for the Dakota State football team, racked up five tackles in a 31-28 win over Jamestown College Saturday in Jamestown, N.D.

Kenobbie and the Trojans (2-5, 2-1 NSAA) return home this weekend for a matchup with Briar Cliff University in what will be Senior Day for Dakota State. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.

Black Hills State senior cross country runner Mitch Kraft continues his dominance as he led his team to a second-place finish Saturday at the Montana State-Billings Yellowjacket Invitational in Billings, Mont. Kraft, a former Wessington Springs standout, was just 3 seconds short of first place at the meet, finishing second with a time of 24:42.8.

BHSU’s next action is Saturday when it travels to Silver City, N.M., for the RMAC Championships.