CU - Men’s T&F places 21st; Women 51st at NAIA Indoor Nationals

CU - Men’s T&F places 21st; Women 51st at NAIA Indoor Nationals

Provided by Cornerstone University

PITTSBURG, Kan. – The 2018 NAIA Indoor Championships came to a close on Saturday evening and the men posted a 21st place finish while the women came in 51st. The final day was highlighted by an All-American performance from Hannah Drake in the Triple Jump and the men's DMR who finished fourth overall. CU will now prep for the outdoor season.

Competition started early for the track & field teams and junior Hannah Drake opened the Triple Jump with a huge PR of 11.81 to advance to finals where she finished seventh overall. The performance garnered her All-American honors and two points for the women's team.

Next up, Joey DeBoer ran his fifth race in less than three days in the open mile and finished 10th overall with a time of 4:26.35.

The final female competitor for CU was freshman Alexis McConnell who finished 11th in the 5,000m with a run of 18:09.77.

To finish off the fantastic three days from the men's relays was the quartet of Joey DeBoer (3:04 – 1,200), Kevin Vroegh (50.8 – 400), Nate Silvey (1:58 – 800) and Colin DeYoung (4:08 mile) to place fourth overall in the Distance Medley Relay.

The men's team scored 13 points total to finish in 21st place while the women's team was 51st overall.

Cross Country/Track & Field Contact: Aaron Sagraves