Five Dragons Earn All-American Accolades at NCAA DII Track & Field Championships

TURLOCK, Calif. – Five MSUM Dragon student-athletes were honored as All-Americans after competing at the NCAA DII Outdoor Track & Field Championships May 26-28.

Senior Christopher Heil earned All-American honors as he threw 60.84-meters (199’7″) in his third throw of the weight throw event to move to the final eight, that toss earned him fifth place and his first All-American accolade. Heil came into the event ranked 13th, while teammate Anthony Enyi competed and finished 17th overall.

The men’s 4×100 relay team finished seventh overall earning All-American honors. The Dragons finished in a time of 41.13 seconds in seventh place. The team was fifth after the preliminaries that were ran on Thursday. The squad was made up of Skyler Jackson, Brock Keaton, Laquone Robinson and Derek Bredy.

Dragon Fire Walk For Athletics Friday and Saturday

The sixth annual Dragon Fire Walk for Athletics will open on Friday and go through Saturday this upcoming weekend, April 15-16. The festivities will open on Friday at 5 p.m. with a spaghetti feed at Nemzek Fieldhouse, with the opening Walk ceremonies beginning at 6 p.m. The event will continue on Saturday with the Dragon races, beginning at 9 a.m.