Emma Gonzoles of Burns Signs with South Dakota State
Emma Gonzoles of Burns will continue her distance running career at Division 1 South Dakota State in Brookings. Gonzoles ran cross country for the combined Burns-Pine Bluffs team and took 3rd at the 3A State Championships back in October with a time is 19.49.75. She took 8th at the state meet as a junior in 20..47.7 with a 24th place finish in her sophomore season and 39th as a freshman.
In outdoor track and field, She placed 2nd at the State Championships in the 3200 meters in 11.58.10. Gonzoles grabbed 6th place in 1600 in 5.23.63. Her sophomore season was wiped out due to the pandemic but as a freshman. She was 4th in the 3200 at the state meet and 3rd in the 1600.
Gonzoles also competed on the indoor track circuit taking 4th in the 1600 in her senior season and 4th in the 3200. In her junior season, she placed 16th in the 3200 meters and 17 in the 1600 meters.
South Dakota State competed in the Summitt League for track and cross country.