Leuenberger and Herbst Earn 1st Place at Yellow Jacket Season Opener

Leuenberger and Herbst Earn 1st Place at Yellow Jacket Season Opener

Spearfish, SD- Whitney Leuenberger and Paitton Herbst win first place in Women's Shot Put and Women's Javelin Throw at the Black Hills State Yellow Jacket Season Opener.

Leuenberger on the Women's Shot Put with a finals throw of 13.32m (43' 8.5") after a seed throw of 12.91m.

Leuenberger also qualified for Nationals in the Shot Put.

Herbst won the Women's Javelin Throw with a finals throw of 26.26m (118' 11").

Other Top Five Performers:

Women's 100 Meter Dash- Amber Forbes 12.50 seconds for third place.

Women's 1500 Meter Run- Austyn Copp 5:04.80 seconds for third place and Paitton Herbst 5:06.12 seconds for fourth place.

Women's 100 Meter Hurdles- Abby Honeyman 15.77 seconds for third place.

Women's 4x100 Meter Relay- Honeyman, Forbes, Mardee Clarke, and Lorna Shepherd 51.00 seconds for third place.

Women's 4x400 Meter Relay- Herbst, Shayna Tonderun, Clarke, and Stormie Sickler 4:18.29 for third place.

Women's Discuss Throw- Leuenberger 39.94m (131') for second place.

 

Complete Results

 

The DSU Women's Track and Field Team travel to Aberdeen, SD on April 10th to compete in the Northern State University Track and Field Open.