Former Coyote Dewald places 20th in Boston Marathon
April 15, 2013
BOSTON - Former South Dakota cross country runner Matt Dewald placed 20th in the Boston Marathon on Monday, finishing with a time of 2 hours, 19 minutes and 35 seconds.
Dewald, a native of Yankton, competed for USD from 2001 to 2004. He was the ninth-fastest American to finish the race and had an average mile split of 5:19.
Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia won the marathon in 2 hours, 10 minutes, 22 seconds.
Dewald was not hurt in the explosions at the finish line of the marathon.