USD will compete in Godfather's Challenge With the outdoor season in full swing, the South Dakota Track and Field Squad will compete at the Godfather's Division II Challenge on April 15-16 on the campus of Emporia State University in Emporia, KS. Nearly 20 Division II schools and close to 800 competitors are expected.
Competition gets underway with the Open Multi events on Thursday and Friday. The main part of the meet will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday with the field events. The prelims on the track begin at 10:45 a.m. and finals should start around 11:35 a.m.
A year ago, the South Dakota women's track and field team won its second straight team title at the Emporia State Division II Challenge. The USD men's team was also impressive by finishing second in the team points at the meet.
The USD women scored 106 points and edged North Dakota State, which was second with 99 points. On the men's side, NDSU edged USD by scoring 86 points to 84.5 for the Coyotes.