Hurst and Cartwright wins national title, MSU finishes as runner-up

The Minnesota State track and field team compete in the 2023 NCAA D-2 Outdoor Championships.
Published: May. 28, 2023 at 11:30 PM CDT
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PUEBLO, COLORADO. (KEYC) -Minnesota State Mavericks track and field players Lexi Hurst and Denisha Cartwright finished first in the 2023 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Hurst, a senior, finished first in the shot put with a throw of 16.41 meters becoming the first player in school history to win the title.

Junior Denisha Cartwright claimed first place in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 12.94, a school record and personal best.

She finished second in the 200 meters with a time of 23.10.

The Mavericks as a team finished in second place with 57 points.