Catching Up: A Look at Former Area AthletesMitchell native Eric Hieb was named to the all-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference honorable mention team, it was announced Friday.
By: Travis Mester, The Daily Republic
Mitchell native Eric Hieb was named to the all-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference honorable mention team, it was announced Friday.
Hieb, a junior golfer for Augustana College in Sioux Falls, tied for seventh place at the NSIC Championship. He shot a five-round score of 378, which was good for 23-over par.
He finished the year with a team-best 78.3 stroke average.
Hieb’s highlight of the season came at the Wayne State Invitational, at which he carded a 152 to tie for eighth place.
Hieb’s play helped the Vikings finish eighth as a team at the NSIC Championship.
Lyman High School graduate Haley Juhnke won the 400-meter hurdles and was runner-up in the 100 hurdles for the University of South Dakota women’s track and field team at the South Dakota State University Twilight Meet on Monday night in Brookings.
Juhnke won the 400 hurdles in a personal-best time of 1 minute, 3.10 seconds. She also posted a personal-best time of 14.52 seconds in the 100 hurdles.
USD junior Abby Duling, a Gregory graduate, finished second in the 10,000 meters in a time of 4:41.36.
The Coyotes will compete at the Drake Relays starting today in Des Moines, Iowa.
Luke Leischner, Brandon Priebe and Heather Wollman all picked up individual victories for the South Dakota State University track and field team at the SDSU Twilight Meet on Monday in Brookings.
Leischner, a Parkston High School graduate, won the 800-meter run in a time of 1:55.14. He edged University of North Dakota’s Jesse Fenstermacher by one-hundreth of a second.
Priebe, a Chamberlain native, won the 400 hurdles and took second in the 110 hurdles for the Jacks. Priebe ran a time of 55.66 seconds in the 400 hurdles.
Wollman, a senior from Bridgewater, won the 400 in a time of 56.79 seconds.
Bon Homme graduate Michelle Schuch, a senior for SDSU, took third in the discus, fifth in the hammer throw and sixth in the shot put. Stickney native Shelby Assmus, who is a freshman for the Jackrabbits, took seventh in the shot put and 10th in the discus.
The Jacks will be back in action at the Drake Relays, which start today in Des Moines, Iowa.
Parkston native Brady Nolz picked up a win for the University of Sioux Falls baseball team Saturday.
Nolz, a junior right-handed pitcher for the Cougars, allowed three runs — two earned — in eight innings of work in a 4-3 victory over Morningside College. Nolz allowed four hits and struck out six in the outing.
Nolz is 6-1 on the season and has a team-leading 2.02 ERA in 11 appearances. He has started 10 games and has three complete games, including one shutout.
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