Men's Outdoor Track Collects Points at Nationals

(LOUISVILLE, KY)---The Crimson Storm men’s outdoor track and field squad earned six points at the NAIA National Championships in Louisville, Kentucky this weekend and collected a 42nd place finish as a team.

SNU’s points came from senior Sam Dech who finished off a stellar career for Southern Nazarene with a 5th place finish in the 1500 Meter Run. Dech earned four points with a time of 3:49.96 in the finals of the 1500 Meters.

Dech was also a part of Southern Nazarene’s other two points as he teamed up with Alex Dech, Aaron Smith and Clay Schubert in the 4X800 Meter Relay and notched a 7th place finish with a time of 7:39.60 in the finals.

In other competition, the Crimson Storm’s Thomas Brooks and Jon-Erik Beelby did not register heights in the pole vault.

To see complete results from SNU’s National Tournament competition, click here..