LA CROSSE, WIS. -- Seven members of the Adrian College outdoor track and field team competed at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
The men's 4x100 relay team consisting of Donovan Ervin, Marcus Higginbottom, Jordan Davis and Randy Fry finished seventh in the preliminary round on Thursday, May 24, with a time of 41.15 to qualify for the finals on Saturday, May 26. The team finished fifth in the finals with a school record time of 40.86 to earn All-American honors. The team entered the NCAA DIII Championships as the fourth seed after a record-breaking 41.12 time at North Central on May 16, 2018.
• Nicholas Jackson finished just outside of All-America with a ninth-place finish in the men's high jump after clearing the bar at 2.06m (just .02 meters short of his career high). He entered the NCAA meet with the 11 seed.
• Britney Carnagie (16 seed) finished 18th in the women's javelin with a best throw of 37.44m. She set a new school record in the javelin with a throw of 42.31m to earn a spot in the championship meet.
• Along with the 4x100 relay event, Jordan Davis also competed in the men's high jump (12 seed, 20th/1.98m) and the 110m hurdles (9 seed, 10th/14.85). Davis just missed out of the finals of the 110m hurdles as he finished 10th in the preliminaries with a time of 14.85.
Season Wrap Up
Adrian finished the season improving or breaking multiple school records and qualifying the most athletes for the NCAA championship meet in over five years. The Bulldogs also claimed six conference championships at the MIAA Field Day, as well as, two MIAA Track athletes of the week (1 men, 1 women) and two MIAA Field athletes of the week (1 men, 1 women).