RAPID CITY --- The South Dakota School of Mines track and
field teams held the first ever Hardrocker Multi Wednesday and Thursday at O’Harra
Field in Rapid City featuring the men’s decathlon (10 events) and the women’s
heptathlon (seven events).
The Hardrockers showcased two seniors --- Lillian Temple in
the women’s heptathlon and Seth Brotherton in men’s decathlon. Temple broke her
own school record tallying a total score of 4,093 points and Brotherton score
of 4,757 ranked second all-time in Hardrocker program history.
The women’s heptathlon consists of the 100 meter dash, high
jump, shot put, 200 dash, long jump, women’s javelin and 800 run. Temple took
first in the long jump (5.18 meters), high jump (1.60 meters) and the 800 run
(2 minutes 31.36 second).
The men’s decathlon is made up of the 100 dash, long jump,
shot put, high jump, 400 dash, 110 hurdles, discus, pole vault, javelin and
1,500 run. Brotherton, who competed in the decathlon for the first time ever, took
first in the 1,500 run (5:01.81).
Day 1 story
RAPID CITY, S.D. --- Day 1 results of the first ever
Hardrocker Multi has Black Hills State’s Trisha Koch leading the women’s
heptathlon with 2,697 points with teammate Paige Follette in second with 2,586
points and South Dakota Mines senior Lillian Temple close behind in third place
with 2,406. The women competed in the 100-meter hurdles, high jump, shot put
and 200 dash Wednesday.
In the men’s decathlon, Alex Anderson of Black Hills
State leads after the first day with 3,373 while senior Seth Brotherton,
competing in the event for the first time ever, is sitting second with 2,765.
The men competed in the 100 dash, long jump, shot put, high jump and 400 dash.
The Hardrocker Multi concludes Thursday at O’Harra
Stadium. The first events start at 10 a.m.