Feb 15, 2019

Bruins Send Handful to Last Chance College Elite Meet

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)
 

SEATTLE --- The George Fox men and women's indoor track and field sent a handful of athletes to compete at the Last Chance College Elite Meet in Seattle, Washington, hosted by the University of Washington on Friday.

Recap:

The George Fox women's team came into the meet ranked fourth in Division III. Sarah King was the top finisher in the women's 400m with a time of 54.86. Before tonight's meet, King ranked at No. 1 in the women's 200m, 400m, and 13th in the women's 60m.

Kennedy Taube recorded a new PR in the women's 60m with a time of 7.71 – breaking her own record of 7.72 from 2018. As the results stand now, she moved up to No. 3 nationally in the women's 60m.

Kenny May finished second in the men's 200m with a PR of 22.09 and fifth in the 60m with a time of 6.99. May's time in the 200m moves him up to second all-time at George Fox.

Chris Polk finished fourth in the men's 400m with a time of 49.55. Noah LaMadrid finished seventh in the men's long jump with a mark of 21-02.50.

What Comes Next:

The Bruins will have one last meet before the 2019 Indoor Championships, as they head to the SPU NCAA Final Qualifier on Feb. 23.