NAIA Track - Day Two
Johnson City, TN - The Doane College Track & Field program continued to receive solid performances from their athletes, claiming a second individual championship as well as two more Top Six finishes. An athlete scores points for their team with a Top Six finish and earns NAIA All-American honors.
Forrest Gregory (Bellevue) came away victorious in the inaugural heptathlon. He led after four events put slipped to second after the fifth event, the 60 meter hurdles. Gregory remained in second going into the final event the 1,000 meter run. He collected 796 points to come away with the title. Gregory finished with a school and NAIA meet record 4,921 points.
Dave Craven (Ashland) took fourth place in the high jump. He went 6-08.75, a season-best mark. William Moses of Langston University won with a jump of 6-10.75.
Maurice Smith (Dallas, TX) jumped 23-07.25 in the long jump to bring home a fourth place finish. Jamuary Harris of Missouri Baptist University jump 23-11.50 to win the event.
Advancing to finals competition on Saturday are Adam Landerfield (Lincoln) in the 60 meter hurdles, Matt Hollman (Crete) in the 800 meter run and Greg Torres (Omaha) in the 1,000 meter run.
The Doane men have 18 points and are currently in tied for second place after six scored events.
On the women's side, Meagan Bauer (Gering) took runner-up in the pole vault. The junior went 12-05.50 while champion Jessie Gallaher of Concordia University (OR) went 13-09.25.
Advancing to finals competition on Saturday is Ellie Windle (Nebraska City) in the 600 meter race.
The Tiger women currently sit in first place after six scored events with 22 points.