DICKINSON, ND- Dickinson State University Track & Field is proud to announce the signing of Cleet Wrzesinski. Wrzesinski is also a 5'10" 165 pound wide receiver from Baker High School in Baker, Montana and plans to join the DSU Football team in the fall.
Wrzesinski was a standout athlete for the Spartans this past fall, after spending the previous two years at Ennis High School. Wrzesinski is a 7-time Montana State Track & Field Champion. He is the two-time defending champion in both the 110 & 300 hurdles.
He currently holds the State C record in the 300 hurdles, where he has ran a career-best 37.90. That time was the fastest of all classifications in the state of Montana. Wrzesinski was also a member of the record breaking 4x100 and 4x400 meter relay for the Mustangs. The Mustangs won the 2015 & 2016 Team State Class C Track & Field Championships.
He individually scored 82 points his sophomore and junior seasons to help guide the team to State Championships. He has career-best times of 11.16 – 100 m dash, 22.05 – 200 m dash, 50.93 – 400 m dash, 14.87 – 110 m hurdles and 37.90 – 300 m hurdles.
This past fall for the Spartans he was the leading scorer and leading receiver. He tallied 30 receptions this fall and scoring 11 receiving touchdowns, which is the second most in Baker High School history. Wrzesinski averaged over 25 yards per reception. He had 4 touchdown receptions over 74 yards this past season, including an 83 yard touchdown reception.
Wrzesinski finished the football season with 1,267 total yards from scrimmage and an additional 4 rushing touchdowns. In 2015, he was the leading receiver for the Ennis Mustangs, with 22 receptions for 565 yards and 12 touchdowns.
Wrzesinski was an Academic All-State selection all 4 years of high school and currently holds a 3.8 GPA. Wrzesinski projects as a wide receiver on the football field and a decathlete on the track for the Blue Hawks.
Wrzesinski entertained offers from University of Montana, Montana State University, University of North Dakota, several Ivy League schools and other Division 1 schools for track & field.
"We feel with Cleet we will have one of the top athletes from Montana join our program. His track accolades speak for themselves, he has already been a part of multiple state records as a junior. He is very explosive and fast. He has tremendous upside as a football player as he has only played for a few years after attending elementary school overseas. We feel he will have the ability to be an impact guy at the college level. When you combine Cleet's athleticism, work ethic, family background, and academic abilities we are elated that Cleet will be a Blue Hawk," said Blue Hawks Head Coach Pete Stanton.
"Cleet will do great things for the Dickinson State track program. He is such a talented and hard-working young man and we are very excited for him to compete for the Hawks. Cleet will make an immediate impact on the 2017-2018 Dickinson State Track team," said Head Track Coach Nick Walker.