Tiger News
Posted by - Sat, May. 3, 2014 - [Outdoor Track & Field]
Christiana Harris placed in three events to lead CU
Christiana Harris placed in three events to lead CU

ROME, Ga. – Two Lady Tigers and one Tiger earned points for Campbellsville University on the final day of competition at the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Men's and Women's Track and Field National Championships, May 3.

Christiana Harris collected seven points for CU's women with a fifth-place finish in the women's triple jump at 11.13 meters and a sixth-place finish in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 15.30.

Lindsey Burd also gained a point for CU finishing eighth in the shout put finals with a throw of 11.71 meters.

Campbellsville's women collected nine points in the three-day meet to finish 18th of 26 teams through 22 scored events.

On the men's side, Demytreus Gipson added a point, giving the Tigers four in the meet to finish 22nd of 24 teams. Gipson finished eighth in the 200-meter dash.

CU scored the rest of its points on Friday when I-Rell Patterson finished sixth in the men's high jump (three points) and Harris was eighth in the high jump (one point).

Only the top three finishers are awarded NCCAA All-America status.

Host team Shorter University swept the team championships with 141 points each.

On the women's side, Azusa Pacific University finished second with 123.5 points after entering the final day in first place. Indiana Wesleyan (108.5), Bethel Indiana (75.5), Point Loma Nazarene University (62.5), Fresno Pacific University (57), Dallas Baptist (42), Oklahoma Christian (37), Trinity Western (33) and Roberts Wesleyan (29) rounded out the Top 10.

In the men's championship, Bethel (Ind.) followed Shorter with 86.5, while Azusa Pacific was third with 86 points. Greenville (73), Southern Nazarene (69.5), Roberts Wesleyan (61), Indiana Wesleyan (46), Oklahoma Christian (36), Fresno Pacific (36) and Emmanuel (36) rounded out the Top 10.



Triple Jump – 5, Christiana Harris, 11.13m.

100-meter Hurdles – 6, Harris, 15.30.

Shot Put – 8, Lindsey Burd, 11.71m.

3,000-meter Steeplechase – 11, Joey Hartlage, 9:58.08.

200-meter Dash – 8, Demytreus Gipson, 22.42.


Share |

NAIAMSCCampbellsville University