Green is USD track athlete of week Senior Tom Green was named North Central Conference men's Track & Field Athlete of the Week after two record-breaking performances at the Minnesota Gold Country Classic on Saturday, Jan. 25, in Minneapolis, MN. The announcement was made Jan. 29 by the conference office.
Green finished second in the 60-meter dash with a time of :06.77 which broke his old mark of :06.81, and provisionally qualified him for the NCAA Division II Track and Field Championships on March 8-9 in Boston, MA. Green also was a member of the record-breaking 4×400-meter relay squad which automatically qualified for the national meet. The Coyotes finished in 3:13.65, which is a new South Dakota indoor record for a 200-meter track and the best time this year in Division II.