Jan 27, 2018

Sarah King Leads Way For Bruins at UW Invitational

A Winning Tradition

 
  • 6 Northwest Conference Championships - Women (2000, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017)
  • 1 Northwest Conference Championship - Men (2017)
  • 10 Conference / District Coaches of the Year
  • 130 All-Americans (68 men, 62 women)
  • 8 Men's National Champions (5 NAIA, 3 NCAA)
  • 13 Women's National Champions (2 USTFF, 7 NAIA, 4 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)
 

SEATTLE, Wash. --- The George Fox men's and women's indoor track and field team produced a couple of strong marks at the UW Invitational Saturday, as Bruin Sarah King set a new school record.

Recap:

King was the highlight of the meet, posting a huge personal record of 55.27 in the women's 400m dash. She shatters her own school record set last season with a time of 56.12. She finished third overall, and posted the best collegiate time of the meet, beating out multiple NCAA Division I, II and NAIA runners. Her time is now second-best in the nation for the season.

Sara Turner also had a solid performance in the women's 60m, posting a time of 7.80. Her time moves her up to eighth in the nation and second all-time at George Fox.

As for the men, Chris Polk ran a time of 48.86 in the men's 400m dash. He is now sixth nationally and moves up to third all-time at George Fox.

Alex Canchola recorded a mark of 46-00.75 in the men's triple jump, moving him up to third all-time at George Fox.