Blue Hawks Compete at NAIA Indoor Championships

Blue Hawks Compete at NAIA Indoor Championships

JOHNSON CITY, TN- This past weekend, three Blue Hawk Track and Field athletes competed in the 2016 NAIA Indoor Championships.

Jose Chorro finished 9th in the 60m hurdle prelims, one spot shy of making finals and an All-American position.  He did finish three position ahead of where we was seeded coming in (Seeded 12th going in).

Josh Reed finished 14th in the 600m run with a career best of 1:22.11. He was originally seeded 22nd going into the national meet and walk away in the top 15.

Jay Liggins placed 20th in the Men's Triple Jump with a mark of 43'9.25".  He was seeded 21st going into the competition.

"As a collective whole, we competed very well against some of the best athletes in the nation," said Dickinson State University Head Track & Field Coach Chris Creal. "While we didn't walk away with much for hardware, we were very satisfied with coming in placing higher than what we were seeded. We are excited to take the momentum that we have had during the indoor season and further expand on it for the outdoor season."