Rock Springs’ Seth Hymas is Headed to Minot State for Track and Field
Seth Hymas of Rock Springs signed to continue his track and field career at Minot State in North Dakota on Wednesday.
Hymas was a four-year letter winner in indoor and outdoor track and field for the Tigers. He competed at the indoor state championships all four years and qualified for the outdoor state track meet all four years.
Hymas was the 2020 state champion in the long jump at the Wyoming State Indoor Track Championships on March 7. He topped the field with a mark of 22-2.50.
In addition to his state title this year, Hymas finished runner-up in the 55-meter hurdles by .02 seconds to Kyler Ostler of Big Horn. His time was 7.84 seconds compared to 7.82 for Ostler. He also ran a leg on Rock Springs’ fourth-place Sprint Medley relay and sixth-place 4x400 meter relay.
At the 2019 indoor state meet, Hymas competed in the 200-meters, 55-meter hurdles, and the long jump. He ran the hurdles and took part in the long jump at the 2018 indoor state championships, while in 2017, he ran the 200-meters.
In outdoor track, Hymas placed in all four events at the 2019 state championships. He was fifth in the long jump, sixth in the 300-meter hurdles, and seventh in the 110-hurdles. Hymas also ran a leg on the fourth-place 4x-100 meter relay. He was a state qualifier in the hurdles and long jump as a freshman and sophomore in 2017 and 2018. His senior year of outdoor track was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hymas was also a two-year starter at quarterback on the Rock Springs football team. He finished fourth in Class 4A in passing yards in 2019, throwing for 1,510 yards last year. Hymas completed 55.6 percent of his passes for 14 touchdowns with 12 interceptions. He added 310 rushing yards and six TDs on the ground. Hymas also caught a touchdown pass last season. He was fifth in all-purpose yards per game at 182.5. In addition to playing QB, Hymas was the Tigers’ punter. He averaged 29.2 yards per punt in 2019.
The Minot State Beavers are a Division II school that competes in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). Mark Del Monaco is the head track and field coach.