Silas Kisorio set a new NAIA national record Saturday in the men’s 1500-meter final. Running the meet with a time of 3.41 minutes, Kisorio beat the previous record set by Alexis Sharangabo in 2001.
Kennedy Kithuka from the Wayland Baptist took second with a running time of 3:46, and Adam Godwin of Oklahoma Baptist of third.
It was a close race from the beginning, but it was Shorter University junior Daniel Sorenson who took first place in the Men’s 3,000 Steeplechase final. Sorenson ran the steeplechase with an official time of 8:58.44, while Shorter senior Oscar Ogwaro took second place, with a running time of 8:58.53.
It was a last lap thriller in the men’s 4×800 relay as a last lap burst of energy surged Aquinas over Shorter University.
On the back straight Aquinas’ anchor pushed his body to the limit to get past Shorter’s anchor. Aqunias’ team pulled through to finish out the
Fifteen contenders went toe-to-toe in 10 different events Thursday and Friday to test their ability to perform as well-rounded track-and-field athletes. Overall, Robbie Haynie from Eastern Oregon took first place for the decathlon, fulfilling expectations that he would win