Apr 06, 2019

Bruins Record 24 Top Finishes at Jenn Boyman Memorial Invitational

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)
  • 5 Ad Rutschman Small College Athlete of the Year Finalists (Annie Wright - 2018 & 2019, Irene Johnson - 2011, Joel Krebs - 2007, Michelle Forbes - 2004)
  • 1 Ad Rutschman Small College Athlete of the Year (Annie Wright, 2019)
  • 1 George Pasero Team of the Year (2018)
  • 1 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 and women's track and field team competed Saturday at the Jenn Boyman Memorial Invitational track meet hosted by Linfield College.

Recap:

The women's team recently grabbed the No. 1 overall ranking in the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field National Rating Index, as announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on April 9 (USTFCCCA). The men's team, on the other hand, moved up to No. 16 in the national rankings.

It was a cold and windy day on the campus of Linfield, but the Bruins were able to place 24 athletes inside the top-3 across all events while claiming eight individual victories on the day.

Event Winners:

Lis Larsen won the women's 100m with a time of 12.89.

Olivia Valente won the women's 200m with a time of 26.93.

Mandi Calavan won the women's 400m with a time of 59.55.

Ashlee Van Den Top won the women's 1500m with a time of 4:58.24.

The Bruins' 4x100-relay team of Abbey Wood, Mandi Calavan, Olivia Valente, and Lis Larsen beat out six other teams with a time of 48.87. Their time moves them up in a tie for ninth all-time at George Fox.

Emily Dufour won the women's high jump with a mark of 5-02.50.

Timothy Kaelin won the men's 1500m with a time of 4:02.34.

The Bruins' 4x100m-relay team of Cameron Seymour, Davis Mihelich, Kenny May, and Chris Polk beat out five other teams with a time of 41.99. Their time moves them up to No. 6 all-time at George Fox and is the conference leader.

Other Top Finishes:

On the men's side, Kenny May and Cody Webb finished second and third in the men's 100m, respectively. May ran a time of 11.19, while Webb recorded a time of 11.23. Webb also placed second in the men's 110m hurdles with a time of 15.31.

Berkley Hill placed third in the men's 400m with a time of 50.98, while Dillon Rising finished third in the men's 5000m with a time of 15:31.94.

Nathaniel Russell and Chris Gray finished second and third in the men's pole vault, respectively. They both recorded a mark of 14-04.75. 

Noah LaMadrid finished third in the men's long jump with a mark of 21-05.50 and Donovan Scurlock placed third in the men's shot put with a mark of 44-02.50. Collin Alteneder finished second in the men's hammer with a mark of 163-04.

On the women's side, Annie Wright finished behind Larsen in the women's 100m with a time of 12.96.

Macadia Calavan was right behind her sister in the women's 400m with a time of 1:00.34.

Ashlee Van Den Top won the women's 1500m with a time of 4:58.24, while Grace Ferguson finished in third with a time of 5:02.18.

Bethany Gingerich finished third in the women's 100m hurdles with a time of 17.04.

Shaye Vanderville finished second in the women's pole vault with a new PR of 11-11.25. She moves up to fifth all-time at George Fox.

Ashley Korb-Doty finished second in the women's triple jump with a mark of 35-07.75.

What Comes Next:

The Bruins compete next at the Pacific Invitational on Saturday, April 13.