Feb 10, 2018

Bruins Rewrite Indoor Record Book With 21 top-10 Marks

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)
 

Photo Taken By: Kelsey Bunker

BOISE, Idaho --- The George Fox men's and women's indoor track and field continued its dominant start to the 2018 season, posting 21 top-10 marks on the Bruins' all-time list.

Recap:

It was a historic day for the Bruins at the Boise State Challenge held at the Ford Idaho Center.

Sarah King and Sara Turner kicked off the meet with big times in the women's 200m and the women's 60m. King posted a big finish in the women's 200m winning the event with a time of 24.65, which was just .01 off the NCAA Division III all-time top-10 list and moves her into second in the nation. She also improved her own school record in the women's 200m. Turner posted a time of 25.50 and moved up to 18th in the nation and third all-time at George Fox.

King also showcased the best time for the Bruins in the 60m finals with a time of 7.75 to move her to fifth in the nation and second all-time at George Fox. Turner was right behind King with a time of 7.76 to move up to sixth in the nation and third all-time at George Fox.

Kennedy Taube, who is the school's record holder in the women's 60m ran in the women's 200m with King and Turner, posted a time of 25.37 and is second all-time at George Fox and 11th in the nation.

Alex Canchola made big moves in the men's triple jump with a mark of 46-11.75. He is now 16th in the nation and second all-time for the Bruins. Gabriel Luckey set a new school record in the men's 60m hurdles with a time of 8.69. Chris Polk also had a nice race, winning the men's 400m with a time of 49.75.

Here's a list of the other Bruins who cracked into the Bruins' all-time list.

Katie James – fifth all-time in the women's 400m (1:00.83)

Erin Rowland – sixth all-time in the women's triple jump (35-01.75)

Alissa Swilley – eighth all-time in the women's 60m hurdles (9.70) and ninth all-time in the women's 200m (27.45)

Annie Wright – fourth all-time in the women's 200m (25.75) and ninth in the women's high jump (4-11.75)

Lis Larsen – seventh all-time in the women's 60m (7.95)

Alex Horn – tied 10th all-time in the men's shot put (40-01.25) and seventh all-time in the men's weight throw (37-06.75)

Caleb Dalzell – second all-time in the men's shot put (46-06.75) and in the men's weight throw (46-00.50)

Jon Proctor – tied fifth all-time in the men's 60m hurdles (8.87)

Henry Fillmore – tied fifth all-time in the men's 60m hurdles (8.87)

Thomas Hughes – tied third all-time in the men's 60m hurdles (8.74)

Vernon Lott – second all-time in the men's 200m (22.16)