Mar 11, 2017

Bruins Handle Weather at Pacific Preview

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)

FOREST GROVE, Ore. --- The George Fox men's and women's track and field team handled the weather at the Pacific Preview Saturday, as the Bruins posted great times and big marks.

Vernon Lott and Cameron Seymour gave the Bruins a great performance in the men's 100m and 200m. The pair went 1-2 in both events with Lott taking first and Seymour placing second. Both athletes now sit at No. 1 and No. 2 in the Northwest Conference in both events.

Christian Parr won the men's 800m with a time of 1:57.95 after finishing second in the men's 1500m with a time of 4:04.55. Parr is now No. 1 in the NWC in both the 800m and 1500m.

Thomas Hughes won the men's 400m hurdles with a time of 56.43 and is No. 1 in the NWC. Devin Geiger won the men's high jump with a mark of 6-3.5 and holds the best mark in the NWC.

With conditions tough, Seth Nonnenmacher still managed to put up a great mark in the men's javelin at 196-3. The George Fox men's 4x400 relay won with a time of 3:26.66, while Kyle Miller placed second in the men's 110m hurdles with a time of 15.82.

Meanwhile, on the women's side, Justine Benner won the high jump with a NWC best 5-0.25. Macadia Calaban won the women's 400m in a time of 61.44 and is fifth in the NWC.

Lis Larson was second in the women's long jump with a jump of 17-2. Rachel Gibbs placed third in the women's 1500m at 4:59.48, while Samantha McKibbon finished fifth at 5:01.70.

What Comes Next:
The Bruins will travel next to the Lewis & Clark Spring Break Meet March 18.