Orgon Sets School Record in Hammer Throw at NDSU vs. UND Dual
Release: May 04, 2012
In the 800 meters, Moses Heppner ran a personal best time of 1 minute 49.72 seconds to become the fifth Bison in school history to crack the 1:50 barrier. His first place time sets an Ellig Sports Complex record, breaking the previous record of 1:50.59 set by NDSU's Andy Moen in 2004, and ranks fifth in school history.
Matt Tetzlaff won the 110 meter hurdles in 14.18 seconds, tying the facility record set by NDSU's Luke Pfeifer in 1999. Tetzlaff also ran the anchor leg on the winning 4x100 relay. The relay team of Donté Smart, Nate Mattson, Jason Duchscherer and Tetzlaff clocked in at 41.15 seconds.
Jerome Begin's winning time of 52.73 seconds in the 400 meter hurdles is ranked seventh all-time at NDSU. Josh Eiler also cracked the all-time top 10 in the hammer throw after tallying a personal best mark of 170-6. His mark is ninth in school history.
Mattson claimed the 100 meters in 10.90 seconds, while Smart won the 200 meters in 22.22 seconds. Brett Kelly was first in the steeplechase in 9:26.06.
Travis Fitzke ran the invitational 1,500 meters at the Bill Hayes Invitational at Indiana Unversity Friday night as well. He finished fifth in 3 minutes 46.76 seconds.
The Bison will play host to The Summit League Championships May 10-12 at the Ellig Sports Complex. NDSU will be aiming for its second straight title and third in the past four years.