College notes


• Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, track freshman Kurt Hellman (Andover) earned two all-conference honors at the Iowa Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships Feb. 23-24 at the University of Dubuque. He ran the opening leg of the distance medley and helped the team place third. Then he ran the opening leg of the 4×800 relay which also placed third in a school-record time of 7:55.53.

• St. Cloud State University senior Shamus O’Grady (Coon Rapids) placed seventh in the javelin throw with a distance of 123 feet at the Meet of the UnSaintly, hosted by Hamline University, May 4.


• Luther College freshman second baseman Casey Waterman (Coon Rapids) has had one at-bat and scored one run in five appearences for the 13-21 Norse.

• Augustana freshman outfielder Patrick O’Donnell (Andover) has played in 13 games for the Augies going 2-10 at the plate with three runs. He went 1-1 and drove in his first career run in a 10-3 win against Wayne State May 3. Augustana improved to 26-18 and 18-12 in the NSIC to set a new program high for season wins.