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2014-05-24 Olivet places 12th overall at NAIA National Championships behind 7 All-American performances
2014-05-24 Olivet places 12th overall at NAIA National Championships behind 7 All-American performances

Olivet places 12th overall at NAIA National Championships behind 7 All-American performances

Author: Wendy Reid
Posted: Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 10:19 PM

GULF SHORES, Ala. – The Olivet Nazarene University women’s track and field team return home from NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Nationals with two All-American relay performances and five individual. Sophomore Amy Blucker (Galesburg, Ill.) added two more in the final two days to lead the Tigers.  

Top performances from days two and three of competition:

The 4x400m relay team of sophomore Takena Lawson, junior Kamaria Goedhart, freshman Laura D’Angelo and sophomore Peyton Kirkland crossed the finish line in 3:49.65 to finish sixth overall.

Senior Christy Trank, freshman Angelica Lafemina, junior Kyie Lippencott and freshman Karley Brown placed eighth in the 4x800m relay with a time of 9:41.28.

Blucker placed second in the shot put, posting a 15.10m (49-06.50) and third in the discus throw with a 46.05m (151-07).

The Tigers finished with 12th overall with 23 points out of the 51 scoring teams at the event. The National Championship was claimed by Indiana Tech who finished with 102 points.