Mar 01, 2019

Bruins Start Outdoor Season Strong at Linfield

A Winning Tradition

 
  • 8 Northwest Conference Championships - Women (2000, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018)
  • 1 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)
 

McMINNVILLE ---  The George Fox men's and women's outdoor track and field team kicked off the 2019 season at the Erik Anderson Memorial Icebreaker meet, hosted by Linfield College on Saturday.

Recap:

The Bruins grabbed six event winners in the first outdoor event of the 2019 season.

Davis Mihelich won the men's 400m with a time of 51.43, while Chris Gray won the men's high jump with a mark of 14-04.75. Collin Alteneder placed second in the men's hammer throw with a heave of 155-10 – moving him to ninth all-time at George Fox.

On the women's side, Jensyn Lown won the women's javelin with a throw of 135-01. She moves to 10th all-time at George Fox and sets a 30' PR. Shaye Vanderville won the women's pole vault with a mark of 10-11.50 and moves to seventh all-time at George Fox. Sydney Radigan won the women's 100m with a time of 12.42 and placed second in the women's 200m with a time of 25.50. Ashlee Van Den Top won the women's 800m with a time of 2:24.24. Tahnisha Manibusan recorded a mark of 126-03 to place third in the women's discus.

What Comes Next:

The Bruins will have their indoor team compete next at the NCAA Division III Indoor Championships on March 8-9 in Boston, Massachusetts. The outdoor team will compete next at the Pacific Invitational on March 9 in Forest Grove, Oregon.