MADISON, SD (PlayNorthStar.com) –
North Star Athletic Association Men’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week
Conner Tordsen – Dakota State (SD) – Senior – Fairmont, Minn. – Tordsen produced a pair of NAIA national qualifying throwing events in the Mount Marty (SD) Opener for Dakota State. He hit the ‘A’ automatic qualifying weight throw mark of 17.89 meters (58 feet, 8.5 inches), winning the event title. His weight throw toss is the second best in school history and seventh in the NAIA. Tordsen also hit the NAIA ‘B’ provisional qualifying mark of 15.34 meters (50 feet, 4 inches) in the shot-put, finishing third in the event. His shot-put toss is the third best toss in school history and 16th in the NAIA.
North Star Athletic Association Women’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week
Lindsey Roth – Dakota State (SD) – Freshman – Parkston, S.D. – Roth won a pair of running titles in the Mount Marty Opener for Dakota State. She captured the 1000-meter run title with a time of 3 minutes, 21.10 seconds. Roth also anchored the winning 4 x 800-meter relay team with a time of 10 minutes, 38.81 seconds, the tenth fastest time in school history.