Jan 18, 2019

Wright Wins Pentathlon at Ed Jacoby Multi

A Winning Tradition

 
  • 8 Northwest Conference Championships - Women (2000, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018)
  • 2 Northwest Conference Championship - Men (2017, 2018)
  • 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)
 

NAMPA --- Annie Wright highlights the George Fox indoor track and field team with a win in the women's pentathlon at the Ed Jacoby Multi & Invite. 

Recap:

On the first day of the Ed Jacoby Invite and Multi, Wright helped the Bruins' indoor team kick things off with a bang. Wright finished third in the women's 60m hurdles (9.17), won the women's shot put (41-08.75), placed fifth in the women's long jump (17-00.00), and second in the women's 800m run (2:23.72) to round out her best performances. Swilley placed fourth in the women's shot put (35-01.75) and third in the women's long jump (17-01.25).

On the final day of competition, Sarah King highlighted the small group with a qualifying mark in the women's 60m dash. She went on to place sixth with a time of 7.82. King then finished her day with a second place finish in the women's 200m dash with a time of 24.79. 

Chris Polk finished second in the men's 400m dash with a time of 48.83, while Jacoby Wolfe won the men's high jump with a mark of 6-07.00. 

What Comes Next:

The Bruins will compete next at the University of Washington Invitational in Seattle, Washington, on Jan. 25-26.