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Throwing events carry DWU at NAIA Indoor Championships

BROOKINGS -- Multiple top-10 performances highlighted Dakota Wesleyan University's weekend at the NAIA Indoor Track and Field Championships. DWU ended its indoor season by scoring 16 points on the women's side to tie for 16th place, while the men...

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BROOKINGS -- Multiple top-10 performances highlighted Dakota Wesleyan University’s weekend at the NAIA Indoor Track and Field Championships.

DWU ended its indoor season by scoring 16 points on the women’s side to tie for 16th place, while the men earned three points.

The Tigers found the most success in throwing events, with them being led by Tyson Jenkins and Matthew Campbell on the men’s side. Jenkins took sixth in shot put and 13th in weight throw as he recorded 17.02 meters in both events. Meanwhile, Campbell placed 10th in both events. He threw for 17.28 meters in weight throw and 15.92 meters in shot put.

Mikaela Stofferahn won the first flight of shot put, which led to her exceeding her No. 11 seed and notching eighth on the women’s side with a throw of 13.90 meters. She finished 0.01 meters ahead of ninth place to earn DWU a point in the team standings.

Kamber Lamer followed her title-winning performance in the pentathlon with a fourth-place finish in triple jump (11.83m). She stayed out of fifth place by 0.01 meters.

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Jared Rabenberg (2.02m) took 13th in high jump, too. He cleared the height on his third and final attempt.

The Tigers open their outdoor season at the Wildcat Classic on March 22-23 in Wayne, Nebraska.

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