South Dakota track and field swept this week’s Summit League Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week awards.

Pole valuter Bethany Buell grabbed her third weekly honor after setting a school record with a jump of 14 feet, 7 1/2 inches in a win at the Texas Relays.  Buell now has the best mark in the nation this season.

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Distance runner Jeff Mettler took fourth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Texas Relays in a time of 8:54.40, setting a school record in the process.  He now ranks first in the Summit League and ninth in the nation.

South Dakota hosts the Dakota Duals on Saturday in Yankton.