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Day 3 Recap Men's Indoor Track & Field

Brookings, S.D. -For the fifth time in the last six years, Indiana Tech wins the NAIA Men’s Indoor Track and Field National Championship. The 2019 event was held at the Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex in Brookings, S.D.

Day 3 Highlights

• Champions four straight years (2014-17), Indiana Tech edged the only team to beat them in the last six years, Wayland Baptist (Texas), who won the title in 2018.

• Indiana Tech scored 56 points, four greater than runner-up Wayland Baptist in one of the closest team finishes in championship history.

• Keiser (Fla.) was third with 42 points, their best ever finish at the indoor championship.

• Fifteen titles were won on Saturday; three field events, two relays and 10 individual running events.

• Two more records fell on the final day of the 2019 championship;

o Rasheem Brown of Milligan (Tenn.) bettered his own record set in Friday’s prelims in the 60m hurdles, crossing the finish line in 7.81 seconds.

o Wayland Baptist broke its own record in the final race of the day, the 4x400 relay, with a time of 3:08.9. The old record was set by the Pioneers in 2015.

• Both Kejavon Moore of Indiana Tech (60m) and Tre Hinds of Wayland Baptist (600m) won their respective event for the third straight year.

Awards

o Jordan Downs of Bethel (Ind.), Goabaone Mosheleketi of Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) and Kejavon Moore of Indian Tech were named the most valuable performer, scoring 16 points for their teams.

o James Plummer of Grand View was the outstanding performer after winning and setting the record in the weight throw on Friday and placing fourth in the shot put.

o Doug Edgar of Indiana Tech was the named the coach of the year, leading the Warriors to their fifth national title, fourth most in championship history.

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