The sun has set on day two of the 2014 NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships, and five GSAC athletes earned All-America honors.
Day Two Highlights of GSAC athletes:
- The Biola women's 4x800m relay team of Brooke Arvidson, Lyndee Dawson, Anika Gasner and Alexandra Sciarra finished fourth in the final race this afternoon (9:09.42) to earn four All-America plaques. The fourth-place finish matched what Biola's 4x800m relay team did at the 2014 NAIA Indoor Track & Field Championships earlier this year.
- Westmont freshman Becky Collier (right) completed the second day of competition in the heptathlon finishing in fourth place to earn All-America honors. Her point total of 4,871 established a new school record.
Through nine events, Concordia (Ore.) currently leads the men's national championship, with Missouri Baptist and Indiana Tech tied for second with 20 points each. On the women's side, through 10 events, British Columbia is on top with 33 points while Cornerstone is in second with 32 and Hastings is in third with 31.50.
The 63rd Annual NAIA Men's and 34th Annual NAIA Women's Outdoor Track and Field National Championships will conclude tomorrow with 28 more individual national champions to be crowned as well as the team awards. The men's and women's marathon gets the day started with a 6 a.m. CDT start at the Orange Beach Sports Complex. The field events get underway at 1 p.m. with the men's shot put and men's pole vault with action on the track beginning at 2 p.m. with the women's 3,000m steeplechase.
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