Mar 22, 2019

The Wright Way: Annie Wright Moves to No. 2 All-Time on NCAA List

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)
 

SANTA BARBARA --- George Fox's Annie Wright moved up to No. 2 all-time on the NCAA Division III women's heptathlon list on Friday, as the senior won the women's heptathlon at the Jim Klein Combined Events with a new PR of 5,307 points.

Recap:

After recording a PR in each of the first four events on Thursday, Wright entered the day in second place with 3,186 points. She started her day with the women's long jump, taking third with a mark of 17-07. She followed that up with a second-place finish in the women's javelin throw with a heave of 127-04. With one event to go, Wright ran a time of 2:21.12 in the women's 800m to place third and grab 808 points to break her own school record with 5,307 points. Her mark is 507 points better than the national leader in NCAA Division I and 191 points better than the national leader in Div. II.

Alissa Swilley finished in eighth with 4,394 points, Ashley Korb-Doty moved up to ninth with 3,893 points, and Kalina Buhler placed 12th with 3,513 points.

As for the men's decathlon, Berkley Hill moved up the leaderboard to seventh with 6,286 points. Tayler Phillips finished in 10th with 6,048 points and Davis Smith placed 12th with 5,863 points.

What Comes Next:

The rest of the Bruins outdoor track and field team will start competition on Saturday, March 23, at the Westmont Collegiate Classic.