GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Junior distance runner Brittany Brenny and sophomore pitcher David Spies have been named the University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux Club Student-Athletes of the Week ending May 3.
Brenny ran to a first-place finish in the 5,000-meter run last Saturday at the Ron Masanz Invitational, hosted by Minnesota State, Moorhead. The Staples native ran the course in 17:46.39.
Brenny and the Sioux will run in the University of Sioux Falls Last Chance Meet on Thursday, the team's final meet before the Great West Conference Outdoor Championship May 14-16 in Houston.
Conference honors Flyers
Little Falls Flyers Marissa Gessell and Kenny Rodeski were named Central Lakes Conference performers of the week ending May 2.
In softball, Gessell pitched two complete games, giving up only five hits and striking out 15.
In boys' track and field, Rodeski was first in shot put (42-3) and discus (124-3).
JV golfers sixth
The Brainerd girls' junior varsity golf team finished sixth Monday in a Central Lakes Conference meet at Willmar.
Scoring for Brainerd were Molly Aga with a 62, Molly Peltoma 63, Morgan McKenzie 66 and Brittany Bostrom 67.
The Warriors' next meet is at Cold Spring on Thursday.
JV doubles wins five
Brainerd won five doubles matches in junior varsity tennis Tuesday against Fergus Falls.
Winning duos included Michael-Montgomery-Andrew Morreim, Justin Sachs-Scott Thelen, Caleb Johnson-Micah Gustafson, Timmy Dewey-Ben Anderholm and Gunnar Askegaard-Dylan Wheeler.
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