Schmidt & Wetzstein Compete For Coyotes

University of South Dakota Track And Field. USD


Former Big Rivers Conference rivals Katie Wetzstein from Hudson and Nicole Schmidt from Menomonie now compete as teammates for the Coyotes of the University of South Dakota. Katie's sister Erin also competes for the Coyotes.

Wisconsin Track Online Feature For 2015

Above L-R: Nicole Schmidt and Katie Wetzstein

Photo by Britni Waller, Sports Information Assistant.University of South Dakota

Cross Country/Distance Coach Dan Fitzsimmons and his four mile relay team. The 4-mile team holds the school record [19:24.12] that they set when they placed 4th at the 2015 Drake Relays.

Relay runners L-R:

Bethany Kozak, Amber Eichkorn, Katie Wetzstein, Nicole Schmidt

The 4xMile relay girls are holding up teammate Kelsey Barrett after she won the 10,000 meters [Univ/Col Div] at the Drake Relays

Relay photo by Jim Schmidt

Above L-R: Katie Wetzstein at USD, Katie Wetzstein [2012 Hudson grad] at the 2012 WIAA State Meet in the 3200m run, Nicole Schmidt [2013 Menomonie grad] running in the 800m race in a driving rain storm at the 2010 WIAA State Meet, and Nicole Schmidt at USD.

University of South Dakota photographs by Britni Waller, Sports Information Assistant-University of South Dakota.

USD photographs used with permission of the University of South Dakota Sports Department

WIAA photos by Dave Figi