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Three sign with UJ

The Jimmie football, women’s soccer and volleyball teams have inked recruits.

University of Mary transfer Daniel Murphy has joined the University of Jamestown football team.

An offensive lineman, Murphy was recruited by the Jimmies last year out of Bismarck Century before he went to Mary.

“Dan is the type of offensive lineman who can play several positions, and we like that flexibility,” coach Shawn Frank said. “He is very strong at the point of attack, moves well and has an edge to him.

“He also excels in the classroom. He will be a strong addition to our offensive line unit. He has natural leadership skills, and we are extremely excited to have Dan in our program.”

He is the son of Ed and Becky Murphy. He plans to study secondary education.

The Jimmie women’s soccer team has signed Jenna Hinck, a transfer from Norco Community College in Norco, Calif.

A graduate of Martin Luther King High School, she was named to the all-high school league team.

“Jenna is going to bring experience and energy to the team,” coach Nick Becker said. “She will provide us with an extremely high work rate on the field, along with being a very skilled technical player who will threaten the opposition’s goal.”

She plans to study psychology.

Haley Glasoe of Wildrose, N.D., has signed with the Jimmie volleyball team.

Glasoe, a middle-blocker, is an all-conference and two-time all-district selection. She had 348 kills, 133 blocks, 74 digs and 67 aces last season, setting a school record for blocks.

“We are excited to have a student-athlete of Haley’s caliber join our program,” coach Jon Hegerle said. “She is a conscientious student, a talented athlete, and a young woman of character. In working with Haley at our summer camp, it is evident that she has the talent to be an impact player at our level.”

The daughter of Lance and Mary Glasoe, she’s also active in basketball, track, band, FFA, FBLA, FCCLA and National Honor Society. She plans to study radiologic technology.

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Garrett Tenney has been picked as the men’s NSAA field athlete of the week after breaking his own school record in the weight throw for the third time this season. It was the fourth time overall he’s beaten the previous mark.

Last Thursday at the Bemidji State Twilight Meet, the senior from Gardnerville, Nev., posted a mark of 55-feet, 9.25-inches, which also qualified him for the NAIA national meet.

Nationals are set for March 6-8 in Geneva, Ohio.

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The Jimmie women’s basketball team remains ranked No. 3 in the latest NAIA Division II top 25 poll.

Mayville State climbed one spot to No. 11.

The Jimmies (25-2) and Comets (22-3) are headed for a third meeting of the season if both win NSAA tournament semifinal playoff games this weekend, as expected. The championship game will be played Tuesday, March 4 in Mayville. The two teams split during the regular season with each winning on the other’s home floor.