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Tigers Sending 38 to Nationals

Tigers Sending 38 to Nationals

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Doane College track and field athletes headed out to Marion, Indiana, Monday morning to participate in the NAIA BJ LawrenceBJ Lawrence Outdoor Track & Field National Meet. Twenty-two male and 16 female athletes, 38 total, will compete at the meet held May 24-26. The Doane track programs are led by Ed Fye.

Doane's men are coming off their fifth straight outdoor crown while the women took runner-up honors in the GPAC Championships held on May 5. Fye was named the GPAC Men's Coach-of-the-Year while Edwin Ronoh earned GPAC Male Athlete-of-the-Year. BJ Lawrence returns to defend his crown in the 200m dash where he enters with the second best time on the season. He leads the NAIA in the 100m dash with a time of 10.12.

Last year, the Doane men finished 2nd at the outdoor championships to Shorter College while the Tiger women placed 29th.

CLICK HERE to see a list of the Doane athletes traveling to Indiana; they are in order by hometown.

by Jacque Pomajzl

on 5/21/2012 10:10:00 AM