Rapid City Stevens graduate and South Dakota State University senior Kyle Burdick finished third in the Summit League Cross Country Championships Saturday in Omaha.
Burdick finished the 6K race in 25 minutes, 17.90 minutes. Eldon Chase of the University of South Dakota won the race in 24:58.59 and SDSU's Chase Cayo was second in 25:12.15.
The Jackrabbits easily won the men's team competition with 23 points, to 60 for North Dakota State and 83 for USD.
USD won the women's title with 51 points, one point ahead of North Dakota State. South Dakota State was third with 61 points.
Emma Rafuse of Purdue Fort Wayne won the women's race in 20:32.92. Rapid City Stevens graduates Kendra Dykstra was 22nd for SDSU (22:31.73) and Jamie Schweiss was 25th (22:43.35).
BHSU volleyball stops Chadron State
After being down 1-0 in the match, the Yellow Jackets came back to win three straight sets to defeat Chadron State, 3-1. Black Hills State won by scores of 22-25, 25-13, 25-21, and 25-18.
"We played a very consistent match," BHSU coach Kristin Carmichael said. "Our offense was very balanced and effective, and our blocking was a weapon. We served very aggressively and got them out of system."
Ellise Lech recorded a season high of 16 kills and 22 digs for her third double-double of the season. Laurel Lech also recorded a season high of 46 kills in tonight's win.
Black Hills State closes next Friday at home against South Dakota School of Mines.
Mines volleyball falls to MSU-Denver
The South Dakota School of Mines women's volleyball team hung tough in the final two sets, but fell to MSU-Denver in three sets Saturday afternoon in the King Center.
The Roadrunners defeated the Hardrockers, 25-11, 25-23, 25-19.
Mines finished the match with 27 kills on 149 attacks to go along with 27 assists, 82 digs and nine total blocks. MSU-Denver closed out the day with 42 kills on 147 attack, 40 assists, 90 digs and six total blocks.
The Hardrockers were paced by freshman Dana Thomson with eight kills on 49 attacks and came up with six digs. Sophomore Rayleigh Peterson added six kills and senior Anna Breidt tacked on four. Junior Allie Boggs and freshman Shyann Bastian both tallied 10 assists on the day and sophomore Tana Dahlberg led the 'Rockers with 33 digs. Breidt also had five assisted blocks while Peterson, and Boggs both recorded four.
Mines, 1-16 in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and 4-23 overall, will close the season Friday at Black Hills State University.
Mines soccer falls 1-0 to Colorado Springs
The South Dakota School of Mines men's soccer team closed out the 2018 season with a tough 1-0 loss to Colorado-Colorado Springs during an Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference matchup in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
UCCS's Igor O'Rear found the back of the net in the 71st minute off an assist from Alex VonHolle for the lone goal of the game.
It was a fairly even battle with the Hardrockers recording nine total shots while UCCS was credited with 13. Mines tallied three shots on goal to four for the Mountain Lions.
Owen Winger paced the 'Rockers with two shots on goal while Cameron Thompson had one shot on goal. Justin Barkow, Sterling McKenzie and Ian DeBoise also took shots during the game.
Kyle Daledovich suffered the loss for the "Rockers but did come up with three saves facing four shots on goal.
Mines finished 1-10-3 in the RMAC and 2-13-3 overall.
BHSU soccer shut out by MSU-Denver
The Black Hills State University women's soccer team closed the season with a 6-0 loss to MSU-Denver Saturday in Spearfish.
The Roadrunners (10-5-1, 8-4 RMAC) jumped on the board in the ninth minute, when Taylor Reising scored off a Gabriella Gamboa assist. They would double their lead in the 12th minute, as Reising scored her second of the game. MSUD added an insurance goal in the 22nd minute.
In the 34th minute, Rachel Erickson forced a save from MSU Denver goalkeeper, Erica Torres, but the Yellow Jackets (0-17-1, 0-12-1 RMAC) were unable to break through, and entered halftime down, 3-0.
The Roadrunners took control in the 77th minute, scoring their fourth of the game and added two more goals in the final minutes.
The Roadrunners outshot the Yellow Jackets, 35-7. Erickson and Rose Miller each had two shots, while Kenisha Melanson, Ella Goodman, and Holly Burley each recorded a shot. Teagen Hartley (0-6-1) played the first half in goal, allowing three goals and making six saves. Zoe Baldwin played the final 45 minutes in net, allowing three goals and making four saves.
Teeslink wins age division in Southern Utah Triathlon
Kennedy Teeslink of Black Hills State University, competed at the Southern Utah Triathlon Saturday morning in Hurricane, Utah.
Teeslink, a freshman, won her age division, and finished as the fourth overall female in the race. She finished in 1 hour, 38.58 minutes.
Black Hills State will compete at the NCAA National Championships on Nov. 4 in Tempe, Arizona.