Apr 10, 2017

Bruins Finish First Day of NWC Combined Events

A Winning Tradition

 
  • 5 Northwest Conference Championships (2000, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • 8 Conference / District Coaches of the Year
  • 124 All-Americans (66 men, 58 women)
  • 7 Men's National Champions (5 NAIA, 2 NCAA)
  • 12 Women's National Champions (2 USTFF, 7 NAIA, 3 NCAA)
  • 38 Academic All-Americans (17 men, 21 women)
  • 1 Academic All-American of the Year (Ryan Chaney, 1997)
  • Three Ad Rutschman Small College Athlete of the Year (Irene Johnson - 2011, Joel Krebs - 2007, Michelle Forbes - 2004)
  • One Bill Hayward Amateur Athlete of the Year - Female Finalists (Jill Beals - 1992)
  • 1 Cascade Conference Men's Championship (1995)
  • 2 NAIA District Men's Championships (1979, 1980)
  • 12 NAIA Women's National Meets (4 Top 10 finishes)
  • 1 NAIA Women's District Championships (1992)
  • 1 NAIA Female Athlete of the Year (Nancy Rismiller, 1996)
  • 2 Women's Conference of Independent Colleges Championships (1979, 1980)
  • 1 Cascade Conference Women's Championship (1995)
 

Heptathlon Results Decathlon Results 

NEWBERG, Ore. --- After the first day of the Northwest Conference Combined Events Championships, the Bruins are among the top on the leaderboards.

Recap:
Annie Wright is in the lead after the first day with a point total of 2,665. She holds a 110 point difference from second place, who happens to be teammate Dakota Buhler with 2,555 points. Wright's best performance came in the shot put with a mark of 40-0, which is seventh All-Time at George Fox. Buhler's best mark came in the 100m hurdles, as she won the event with a time of 15.75.

Alissa Swilley was the final Bruin in the women's heptathlon with a total of 2,371 points for fifth place.

On the men's side, defending champion Alex Canchola is currently six points back from first place with a first day total of 3,355. He is six points back from Noah Avery of Lewis & Clark who has 3,361 points. Canchola's best event came in the long jump with a winning mark of 21-10. John Koch is in third with a total of 3,270 points, as his best event came with a first place finish in the 100m where he ran a time of 11.48.

What Comes Next:
The second day will start first with the decathlon at 10a.m. with the heptathlon starting at 10:30a.m.