Judson punches ticket to Alabama for NAIA Nationals; Tigers finish second at Greenville SelectsTuesday, April 18 2017 - Greenville Select
GREENVILLE, Ill. – Grant Judson converted his provisional shot put qualification to the upcoming NAIA Outdoor National Championships to an automatic with a big victory at the Greenville Selects Meet on Friday, April 14. The Tigers finished second in the 13 team field behind the host, Greenville College (Ill.).
Judson edged out teammate Bryce Vollrath for the title, throwing 15.97m (52' 4.75"). Judson will join Vollrath in Alabama in May at nationals.
Other top finishes:
- Steven Linton – 100m dash, fifth place (11.06)
- Chase Riley – 100m dash, eight place (11.12)
- Richmond Bailey – 100m dash, 10th place (10.19)
- Steven Linton – 200m dash, second place (22.10)
- Richmond Bailey – 200m dash, eighth place (22.48)
- Alvin Best – 400m dash, second place (49.61)
- Alex Hunt – 400m dash, fourth place (50.44)
- Brady Williams – 100m hurdles, second place (15.63)
- Brady Williams – 400m hurdles, first place (55.89)
- 4x100m Relay – Robert Harrell, Alvin Best, Richmond Bailey, Joshua Chase Riley – fourth place (42.79)
- 4x400m Relay – Alvin Best, Alex Hunt, Steven Linton, Brady Williams – second place (3:19.16)
- Grant Judson – shot put, first place (15.97m)
- Bryce Vollrath – shot put, second place (15.77m)
- Tristan Coghill – shot put, fourth place (139.91)
- Bryce Vollrath – discus, first place (44.97m)
- Andrew Franklin – discus, second place (42.18m)
- Zach Fienhold – discus, fifth place (40.41m)
- Joel Boser – discus, seventh place (39.82m)
- Tristan Coghill – hammer, second place (47.19m)
- Andrew Franklin – hammer, fourth place (46.60m)
- Bryce Vollrath – hammer, seventh place (45.86m)
Greenville finished first on the day with 155 points, followed closely by Olivet at 136. Washington University (Mo.) took third with 127.5 points with Lindenwood University (Mo.) in fourth with 60 and Illinois College in fifth with 53.
Olivet will return to action on Friday, April 21 at the Augie Invite hosted by Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. Events are scheduled to start at 4 p.m.