GULF SHORES, AL- Abby Honeyman finished in 6th place in the 100 meter hurdles and earns All-American status while leading the Blue Hawks at the 2016 NAIA Outdoor Championships.
Honeyman finished sixth in the 100-meter women's hurdles with a time 14.31 seconds. She set a personal record in the final race after running 14.6 seconds on Friday.
Abby is the first Blue Hawk Women's Track & Field athlete to be named All-American since 2008.
Alysse Charlesworth finished 18th in the women's triple jump with a jump of 35' 6".
Whitney Leuenberger threw the shot put 42'4" for a 18th place finish.
Paitton Herbst finished 21st in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 11:33.51.
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced that 451 women's indoor & outdoor track & field student-athletes have been named 2016 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. Representing Dickinson State University was Alysse Charlesworth from Glendive, Montana.
In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach or sports information director, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved junior academic status.