MANKATO, Minn. - The NIACC men's and women's track and field teams return to action Friday at the Minnesota State Invitational.
The invitational starts at 2 p.m. with the field events. The running events start at 3:30 p.m.
The Trojans opened the season at the Minnesota State Chuck Peterson Open on Dec. 8.
At the Chuck Peterson Open, NIACC's Keshawn Wilson placed second in the 60-meter dash in a time of 7.06 seconds. NIACC's Seon Clarke placed third in the 600 in a time of 1:30.34 and the 4x400-meter relay team placed third in a time of 3:32.61.
Henjum was sixth in the triple jump in 42-2 3/4.
For the NIACC women, Dashawn Wyatt was eighth in the 60 (8.12) and 14th in the 200 (27.17).
MINNESOTA STATE INVITATIONAL
Schedule of events
2 p.m. - Weight throw (men followed by women); Long jump (women followed by men); High jump (men followed by women); Pole vault (women followed by men); Shot put to follow weight throw (men followed by women); Triple jump to follow long jump (women followed by men).
(All running events will be women followed by men except the 60 hurdle final.)
3:30 p.m. - 60 hurdles prelims
3:50 p.m. - 60 prelims
4:10 p.m. - Mile
4:35 p.m. - 60 hurdle finals
4:45 p.m. - 400
5 p.m. - 600
5:15 p.m. - 60 finals
5:25 p.m. - 800
5:35 p.m. - 1,000
5:45 p.m. - 200
6:10 p.m. - 3,000
6:40 p.m. - 4x400
60 - Dashawn Wyatt; 200 - Wyatt, Kasey Parish, Caitlin Serle, Jilian Heitland; 600 - Ally Trager; 800 - Cecelia Hemsworth, Ivy Rollene; Mile - Emma Davison; 60 hurdles - Heitland; 4x400 - NIACC; Long jump - Parish, Serle; Shot put - Julia Pieper, Dasiah Tatum, Grace Heimer; Weight throw - Tatum, Heimer, Pieper.
60 - Timothi McMaster, Kalen Eastman, Walker Coldren, Brendan Hoy, Kyle Younker; 200 - Eastman, Coldren, Alec Hayes, McMaster, Eric Swart, Younker; 600 - Karter Anderson; 800 - Daniel Hennigar, Zach Leahmann, Seon Clarke; 1,000 - Gavin Connell, Grant Dieken, Tyler Crawford, Isaac Branstad; Mile - Connell, Dieken, Crawford, Zane Miller, Branstad; 4x400 - NIACC A, NIACC B; High jump - Jacob Henjum, Hayes, Swart; Long jump - Coldren; Triple jump - Henjum.
NIACC'S SEASON BESTS
60 - Keshawn Wilson 7.06 (12-8-18); 200 - Kalen Eastman 23.68 (12-8-18); 400 - Brendan Hoy 52.54 (12-8-18); 600 - Seon Clarke 1:30.34 (12-8-18); 4x400 - 3:32.61 (12-8-18); High jump - Jacob Henjum 1.89 meters (12-8-18), Alec Hayes 1.89 meters (12-8-18); Long jump - Walker Coldren 5.37 meters (12-8-18); Triple jump - Henjum 12.87 meters (12-8-18).
60 - Dashwan Wyatt 8.10 (12-8-18); 200 - Wyatt 27.17 (12-8-18); Long jump - Kasey Parish 4.64 meters (12-8-18); Shot put - Julia Pieper 9.38 meters (12-8-18); Weight throw - Dasiah Tatum 11.94 meters (12-8-18).