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Crossroads League Claims 34 All-American Honors at Men’s Indoor Nationals

AVON, Ohio – The Crossroads League recently picked up one individual NAIA National Championship, 34 NAIA All-American honors and four Top-25 team finishes at the 2020 NAIA Indoor Track and Field National Championships.

Taylor’s Josh Roth turned in the top individual showing, winning the NAIA National Championship in the 3,000-meters, while Indiana Wesleyan topped seven Crossroads League squads that scored at the meet with an 11th-place showing.

IWU was following in the standings by Bethel (20th), Grace (25th) and Taylor (25th), while Huntington (37th), Spring Arbor (42nd) and Marian (60th) also recorded points at the meet.

2020 Crossroads League Indoor Track and Field NAIA All-Americans

Bethel (6 awards in 3 events)
Thomas Jackson / long jump / 2nd
Shane Glasco / high jump / 6th
Bailey Mott, Wesley Simpson, Ben Zuercher, Travis Sperry / 4×400 / 8th

Grace (6 awards in 3 events)
Isaac Brown / high jump / 2nd
Isaac Beatty / 1,000-meters / 8th
Isaac Beatty, Luke Smith, Brady Willard, Kyle Smith / 4×800 / 8th

Huntington (8 awards in 2 events)
Adrien Gentie, Peyton Depriest, Elijah Chesterman, Haile Stutzman / distance-medley / 5th
Elijah Chesterman, Aaron Hendryx, Adrien Gentie, Josiah Sovine / 4×800 / 6th

Indiana Wesleyan (8 awards in 5 events)
Steven Ott / 800-meters / 3rd
Landon Miller / 3,000-meters / 4th
Noah Shigley, Adrien Howard, McGerran Clouser, Steven Ott / 4×800 / 4th
Scott Rathbun / pole vault / 6th
Derek Parker / 60-meter hurdles / 8th

Marian (4 awards in 1 event)
Drew Thornton, Caleb Beimfohr, Kyle Liwanag, Adam Gasaway / 4×800 / 7th

Spring Arbor (1 award in 1 event)
Sebastian Behme / heptathlon / 4th

Taylor (1 award in 1 event)
Josh Roth / 3,000-meters / 1st