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.

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.