The Collegian

Sports in Brief

Sports in Brief

Andrew Holtan

February 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

Women’s GolfThe SDSU women’s golf team won the Seton Hall Pirate Invitational Saturday in Bedminster, New Jersey.The Jacks won the 14-team field and were led by senior Megan Mingo, who won the title in a four-hole playoff. Mingo shot a 152 in the 36-hole tournament. It was her second career title.Freshman Teresa Toscano finished in third, with 156. Seniors Hallie Getz and Islamiah Fuad finished in fifth and ninth respectively.This was the Jacks’ third title in five tournaments this fall season. This was the last tournament of the fall season and the Jacks will be back in action for their spring season in January.Cross CountryThe South Dakota State men’s and women’s cross country teams raced in the Summit League Championships at Spring Lake Park in Macomb, Illinois, Saturday.The men won the Summit League title, finishing with 25 points. IUPUI came in second place with 33 points.The Jacks had six runners finish in the top 10. Senior Joel Reichow finished runner-up for the second year in a row. Sophomore Ayub Kassim finished in third, senior Trevor Capra finished in fifth and sophomore Kyle Burdick finished in sixth.This was SDSU’s fifth Summit League title and 35th conference championship.The women came in third in the team standings behind South Dakota and North Dakota State. Sophomore Emily Donnay won the individual race, posting a time of 21:05.9. Sophomore Rachel King was not far behind Donnay as she came in second, and sophomore Emily Berzonsky finished in seventh.Both teams will resume action Nov. 11 at the NCAA Midwest Regional in Lawrence, Kansas.Men’s SwimmingThe Jackrabbit men’s swimming and diving team defeated the University of South Dakota  169-131 Sunday, Oct. 30.Senior Geoffrey Longhurst broke the school and pool record in the 100 individual medley with a time of 54.25.The relay team of sophomores Chase Petersen and Wyatt Rumrill, along with senior Tony Mikrut and freshman Maclaine Johnson won the 200 medley race.In the 1,000 freestyle senior Chris Angerhofer and freshman Christian Offenhauser finished first and second, respectively.The Jacks will be back in the pool Nov. 4 as they host Saint Cloud State University.