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Carroll, Providence, Rocky take home weekly Frontier track and field honors

Posted at 5:24 PM, Apr 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-05 15:56:08-04

(Note: Frontier Conference Media Release)

WHITEFISH — Chris Emter of Carroll College and Isaac Petch of Rocky Mountain College were named the Frontier Conference Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week.

Emter, a senior from Livingston, Mont., is the outdoor field athlete of the week. Emter won the shot put at the Yellowjacket/Battlin’ Bear Open in Billings, Mont. His throw of 15.80 meters is an NAIA-B qualifying mark and ranks him 10th in the NAIA.Also nominated, Zebadiah Boos of the University of Providence.

Petch, a junior from Billings, Mont., is the outdoor track athlete of the week. At the Yellowjacket/Battlin’ Bear Open in Billings, Mont., he took first place in the 1,500 meters with an altitude adjusted time of 3:53.94. At the time of the meet, he had recorded the fastest time in the NAIA this season. Also nominated and listed in alphabetical order; Jack Dunley of Carroll College and Peyton Jones of the University of Providence.

Shana Cosby of the University of Providence and Rhiannon Sturgess of Carroll College were named the Frontier Conference Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week.

Cosby, a sophomore from Great Falls, Mont., was named the outdoor field athlete of the week. At the Yellowjacket/Battlin’ Bear Open in Billings, Mont., Cosby won the javelin with an NAIA-B qualifying throw of 40.31 meters. It was the seventh best throw in the NAIA this season and a personal best for Cosby. Also nominated; Nikki Kruegar of Carroll College.

Sturgess, a junior from Kalispell, Mont., was named the outdoor track athlete of the week. At the Yellowjacket/Battlin’ Bear Open in Billings, Mont., she won the 400-meter hurdles (104.28) and ran a leg on the winning 4×400-meter relay (4:10.74). Also nominated Mindy Kaufman of Montana Western.