Track and Field

NDSU Track & Field Features 27 entries at NCAA West Preliminary

Payton Otterdahl leads the way with a No. 2 ranking in the shot put and discus

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – The North Dakota State men’s track & field team has qualified 14 entries for the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds, it was announced Thursday, May 16. A total of 11 Bison men will compete, with three entered in a pair of events. The meet will be held at Hornet Stadium in Sacramento, Calif., on May 23-25….

NDSU Men, Women Sweep Summit League Track & Field Championships

The Bison women won their 12th title in a row, while the men picked up their 10th in a row

MACOMB, Ill. (Summit League) –The North Dakota State men’s and women’s teams extend their league record win-streak by sweeping the team titles at The Summit League Outdoor Track and Field Championships Friday at Hanson Field.   Final Standings For the 12th consecutive outdoor season, the Bison women earned the league crown with a total of 255 points with South Dakota…

NDSU’s St. Clair Invited to Coach Team USA for a Meet, Hopes to Have Bison Athletes there too

North Dakota State University associate head track & field coach Justin St. Clair has been named to the Team USA coaching staff for the Europe vs. USA dual meet this September in Belarus.

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State University associate head track & field coach Justin St. Clair has been named to the Team USA coaching staff for the Europe vs. USA dual meet this September in Belarus. St. Clair will coach the Team USA throwers at the meet in Minsk, Belarus, on Sept. 9-10. Under St. Clair’s direction, the…

NDSU’s Otterdahl Recognized as National Field Athlete of the Year

Otterdahl won two titles at the NCAA Indoor Championships over the weekend

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State senior thrower Payton Otterdahl and associate head track & field coach Justin St. Clair have earned national athlete and coach of the year honors, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced Tuesday. Otterdahl was named the men’s indoor National Field Athlete of the Year, while St. Clair was recognized…

NDSU’s Otterdahl Eyeing NCAA Record

Payton Otterdahl is ranked No. 1 in the world in shot put

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State senior thrower Payton Otterdahl did something Saturday that had only ever been done twice before. He threw the shot put 71 feet even (21.64m), extending his world lead this year and taking over the No. 3 spot on the all-time NCAA indoor list. Only the collegiate co-record holders, Ryan Crouser of Texas…

NDSU’s Otterdahl Advances to NCAA Championships in Discus

Bison Thrower finished seventh in the West Prelims.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State junior thrower Payton Otterdahl punched his ticket to the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in the discus on Friday, placing seventh at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds. Otterdahl threw 182-9 (55.70m) on his final attempt to lock up his place in Eugene, Ore., on June 8. He will be making his…

NDSU Men and Women Early Leaders at Summit League Track & Field Championships

The Bison are perennial conference champions

TULSA, Okla. (NDSU Athletics) – The North Dakota State men’s track & field team scored 49 points in two throwing events on the first day of the Summit League Outdoor Championships, opening up an early lead in the hunt for its ninth straight team title. NDSU leads the team race with 54 points through three events on the first day….

NDSU Thrower Matti Mortimore Ready for Action at NCAA Championships

Mortimore is making his third appearance at the NCAA Track and Field Championships

EUGENE, Ore. (NDSU Athletics) — North Dakota State seniors Matti Mortimore and Alex Renner will represent the Bison men’s track & field team at the NCAA Outdoor Championships at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., on June 7. Mortimore and Renner will both compete on Wednesday – the first day of the four-day meet. Mortimore will throw the javelin starting…

NDSU Women T&F 4x400M Relay Advance to Eugene

Bison women have six entries in NCAA Championships/

AUSTIN, Texas (NDSU Athletics) – The North Dakota State women’s track & field team ran the second-fastest 4x400m relay in school history on Saturday night to earn a berth at the NCAA Championships. With the 4x400m relay advancing, the Bison women will have six entries at the NCAA Championships – a new all-time high in the Division I era. Last…

UND Qualifies First T&F Athlete to National Championships

Molly Detloff places in the top 12 in the hammer throw

AUSTIN, Texas (UND Athletics) – University of North Dakota junior thrower Molli Detloff made school history today, becoming the first UND student-athlete to advance to the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships. She also re-wrote the school record books in the process. Competing in the hammer throw at the NCAA Division I Outdoor West Preliminary, Detloff broke her…