Galbavy signs national letter of intent at USD

Galbavy signs national letter of intent at USD Doug Galbavy of Lennox, the Class A Most Outstanding Performer at the South Dakota State Track and Field Meet, has signed a national letter of intent to enroll and participate in The University of South Dakota track and field program this fall, according to an announcement by USD men's track and field coach Dave Gottsleben.

Galbavy has helped lead the Lennox boys' track and field team to consecutive Class A track and field titles. In May, he won two individual events and anchored the Lennox Sprint Medley squad to a state title. For the second straight year, Galbavy won the 1,600 meter run, clocking a 4:23.43. He also took home first place honors in the 3,200 meter run, with a clocking of 9:31.10. Galbavy won gold medals in both events, meaning he had the best time in the races across the three state meet classes.

He also anchored the winning sprint medley which finished in 3:40.85.

A year ago, Galbavy was also a key member of the state champion Lennox Orioles. At the 2003 state A meet, he won the 1,600 meter run in 4:31.85 and finished second in the 3,200 meter run with a time of 10:07.67.

Galbavy, who finished second (16:20.29) at the South Dakota State Class A Cross Country Meet in 2003, was also named honorable mention All-American for the state of South Dakota by the South Dakota Cross Country and Track Association during 2004.

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