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Brassard captures 1000m title to lead Tigers at NAIA Indoor Nationals

Sunday, March 5 2017 - NAIA Indoor National Championships - Jeremy Brassard


 

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Jeremy Brassard (SO/Strafford, N.H.) captured his first career National Championship with a spectacular finish in the 1000m finals on Saturday, March 4 at the NAIA Indoor National Championships. The Tigers went on to finish an impressive 13th in a strong 63 team field.

Brassard ran a flawless final, crossing the finish line in 2:26.18, breaking the school record set in 2015 by Marshall Hawn. Grant Judson finished his final indoor career with an All-American performance in the shot put, throwing 16.24m (53' 3.50"). Both the 4x400m relay and the DMR also picked up All-American honors.

*school record   #NAIA All-American

Indiana Tech went on to capture the team title with 117 points. Concordia University (Neb.) finished second with 57 followed by Southern-New Orleans (La.) with 39, St. Ambrose University (Iowa) with 36 and Doane University (Iowa) with 335. The Tigers finished with 18 points.