Chorro Earns NSAA Conference Weekly Award

Chorro Earns NSAA Conference Weekly Award

MADISON, S.D. – Jose Chorro of Dickinson State (N.D.) was picked as this week's North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) Men's Outdoor Track Athlete-of-the-Week, the fifth edition was announced Tuesday by the conference office.  There were no nominees for the NSAA Men's Outdoor Field Athlete-of-the-Week.

North Star Athletic Association Men's Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week
No nominees.

North Star Athletic Association Men's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week
Jose Chorro – Dickinson State (N.D.) – Sophomore – Sal Salvador, El Salvador – Chorro posted a national qualifying time for Dickinson State (N.D.) in the NCAA Division II meet Ron Masanz Classic, hosted by Minnesota State-Moorhead.  He clocked a time of 14.44 seconds to claim the men's 110-meter hurdles, which featured hurdles from NCAA Division II Minnesota State-Moorhead, Minot State (N.D.), Northern State (S.D.) and St. Cloud State (Minn.).

Looking Ahead
All four North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) members – Dakota State (S.D.), Dickinson State (N.D.), Jamestown (N.D.) and Valley City State (N.D. – will be competing in the conference championship meet on Friday in Dickinson, N.D.  The meet will be held at the Henry Biesiot Activities Center.  Check out the schedule for Friday below:

2015 North Star Athletic Association Outdoor Track & Field Championships
Host:  Dickinson State University (N.D.)
Friday, May 8, 2015 – Henry Biesiot Activities Center – Times in Mountain Standard Time

Field Events

1 p.m.               Men's Pole Vault (Women's to follow)
                        Men's Long Jump (Women' to follow)
                        Men's Hammer Throw (Women's to follow)
                        Women's Shot Put (Men's to follow)
                        Women's High Jump (Men's to follow)
                        Women's Discus-Follows Hammer Throw (Men's to Follow)
                        Men's Triple Jump (Women's to follow)—will follow Long Jump

2 p.m.               Women's Javelin Throw (Men's to follow)

Running Events

1 p.m.               Mixed 10,000-meter run (if contested)

2 p.m.               4 x 800-meter relay

2:25 p.m.          3000-meter steeplechase

2:55 p.m.          4 x 100-meter relay

3:05 p.m.          1500-meter run

3:20 p.m.          100-/110-meter hurdles

3:35 p.m.          400-meter run

3:50 p.m.          100-meter run

4 p.m.               800-meter run

4:15 p.m.          400-meter hurdles

4:35 p.m.          200-meter run

4:45 p.m.          5000-meter run

5:30 p.m.          4 x 400-meter relay

Nick Huntimer, North Star Athletic Association Sports Information Director