NAIA Indoor Track
Five Jamestown College athletes earned All-American honors on Friday at the NAIA national indoor championships in Johnson City, Tenn.
Josh Ewalt capped off his strong work in the pentathlon, grabbing the sixth and final spot needed to secure All-American status.
The record-breaking 4×800 relay team accounted for the other highlight on the day as Alyssa Bossler, Emmylyn Bentley, Madey Hornung and Katie Conlon captured All-American recognition by placing fifth in the finals.
“It was a really successful day,” said JC women’s coach Jim Clark. “Everything we thought would happen went according to plan. We’re really pleased with how the kids performed today.”
Joseph Michel and Willie Hernandez are the only two Jimmies left at the NAIA national tournament in Oklahoma City.Michel pinned Elliot Martin of Lindsey Wilson College to remain alive in wrestlebacks.Hernandez defeated Cedric Powell 5-1 in loser-out action at 285.Both Michel and Hernandez had second matches on Friday, but results were not available at press time.Pat Nord notched 1 victory at 165, but was defeated in his second match in wrestlebacks.Sean Blumhardt (125), Brandon Roehrich (157), Anthony Clay (174), B.J. Mosley (197) and Aaron Field (285) were each eliminated and finished the meet 0-2.Field and Roehrich each were named to the NAIA Daktronics Scholar Athletes, which requires maintaining a GPA of at least 3.5.