Coyote track & field flourishes at Sioux City Relays

USD’s track and field teams competed and won multiple events on both the men’s and women’s side in the Sioux City Relays Friday held at Elwood Olsen Stadium. The Coyote women’s team won 11 events while the men’s team won seven. USD senior Zack Anderson and redshirt-junior Holly Gerberding were awarded the meets MVP honors. […]

3 mins read

Coyote men’s track and field squad ranks No. 25 for second week in a row

The USD men’s track and field squad is ranked No. 25 in the nation by Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Association for the second week in a row. The men’s team has already had a successful bout of outdoor season meets, after coming off a successful indoor season. The team participated in the Texas Relays, […]

4 mins read

Coyotes place second, third at Indoor Track Summit League Championships

The Coyotes recorded a second and third place finish at the Indoor Track Summit League Championships Saturday and Sunday.  On the women’s side freshman sprinter Sara Reifenrath led the way capturing two individual titles and one relay title. She also broke two school records and was named the league’s Newcomer of the Championship.  Reifenrath brought […]

3 mins read

Compromising to succeed: Balancing religion and athletics

At the Division I Challenge in Topeka, Kansas, junior Merga Gemeda won the 5,000 meter race, recording a time of 14:35.20. This personal best performance ranks Gemeda sixth in Coyote history. It also allows Gemeda to be set up with a seed time fast enough to compete at the Indoor Track Summit League Conference Feb. […]

4 mins read

Running beyond a school record

Hailing from Hartington, Nebraska freshman sprinter Sara Reifenrath broke the USD 200 meter school record clocking in at 24.07 at the Dakota Quad Classic in Fargo last weekend.  This time set her as 25th in the nation for this season in the 200 meters.  Breaking that record was an early season goal for Reiefenrath, but […]

3 mins read

Reaching new heights on the track and in the classroom

In 2014, USD alum Megan Glisar set a school record in the high jump with a mark of 6-0 ¾. That mark is now in jeopardy with sophomore high jumper, Carly Haring, on the brink of matching the school’s record height.  Haring opened this season with a 5-10 3/4 jump at the SDSU dual meet […]

3 mins read

DakotaDome records fall in Dakota Realty Invitational

Two DakotaDome records fell during Saturday’s Dakota Realty Invitational Saturday in Vermillion. Sophomore Brithton Senior and Coyote alum Chris Nilsen broke their coaches DakotaDome records in their respective competitions. Senior broke the 60-meter hurdles record by logging a 7.90 second time. Nilsen vaulted 19-4.25, breaking the record by nearly two inches.  Gen Hirata set a […]

1 min read

Coyote track and field starts strong in home invitational

The Coyote mens and womens track and field won the team competitions of the USD Invitational Saturday inside the DakotaDome. USD hosted South Dakota State, Drake and Omaha in the invitational. The Coyote men tallied 136 points, with South Dakota State (80) and Drake (46) following. On the womens side, USD tallied 188.5 points. SDSU […]

3 mins read