The USD women's team dominated the short sprints and fared well in field events.
A highlight of the meet was the performance of U.S. Olympian A.G. Kruger, who set a DakotaDome record with a weight throw toss of 77'7.5. Kruger broke the previous mark (John McEwen, Morningside, 63'0.5) by more than 14 feet.
The Coyote men's and women's teams had a combined 13 titles at the meet.
Liggins, a sophomore from Omaha, NE, picked up a win in the 60-meter hurdles with a clocking of 8.13 in the finals. He set a school-record in the event with an 8.04 clocking in the prelims. Liggins also won the high jump, going 6'06. He was also a member of the winning 4×400-meter relay squad that finished in 3:29.19.
Junior Colte Haines of White Lake, was a double winner by capturing the long jump (21'11.75) and the triple jump (45'07.75).
USD took the top two places in the 60-meter dash as junior Stefan Logan of Miami, FL, won the race in 6.96. Freshman Dominic Artis of Brooklyn Park, MN, was second in 6.99.
Jordan McCaskill, a sophomore from Rapid City, won the 200-meter dash by clocking a 23.10.
USD's Mark Leibl, a senior from Menno, picked up a win in the unseeded men's weight throw by tossing the instrument 44.09. In the seeded weight throw, Dan Tolsma had a season-best throw of 56'07.25, which placed him second in the event. The throw by Tolsma ranks in the top-five in Division II.
The USD women's team captured the top three spots in the 60-meter dash, led by junior Heidi Muellenberg of Redfield, who finished in 7.89. Senior Amanda Dykstra-Adamson of Yankton, was second in 8.01 while freshman Janessa Filler of Crooks, was third in 8.11.
Mara McGill, a junior from Beresford, won the pentathlon with 3,052 points.
Freshman Allie Smith of Wahpeton, ND, picked up her first career title by winning the 200-meter dash in 26.51. Filler was fourth in 27.27.
Senior Kiki Smith of Wahpeton, won the long jump, going 17'00.
Natalie Stout, a freshman from Crofton, NE, won the triple jump and finished third in the long jump (15'10.25). Betsy Lubbers, a sophomore from of Watertown, and Carrie Gonsor, a junior from Pierre, finished second and third, respectively, in the triple jump.
The USD women's team also captured two of the top three spots in the pole vault. Katie Cerling, a junior from Plymouth, MN, was second at 10'06 while freshman Kaci Nickerson of Cambridge, NE, was third at 10'0.
Amber Stoltenburg, a senior from Elkton, finished third in the 400-meter dash with a clocking of 1:01.22.