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GULF SHORES, Ala.—The Southeastern University track and field teams earned All-America honors in three events during the final day of competition at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships.
Darion Carter finished seventh in the Men’s 110 Meter Hurdles in a time of 14.76 seconds to climb the podium and become the first male outdoor All-American in program history.
Namiah Simpson was the silver medalist in the Women’s 400 Meter Hurdles, posting a time of 1:00.27 in a field of four seniors, two juniors, and a sophomore. Simpson was the lone freshman to make the final.
The Women’s 4×400 Meter Relay team of Simpson, Miyah Ford, Ashley Higgs, and Courtney Gales placed third in a time of 3:47.97 to earn All-America status.
In the Women’s 5,000 Meters, Julia Rohm battled the last half of the race to place 11th in a time of 18:11.18. After a mile, Rohm was at the back of the field, but moved up four spots over the last five laps of the race, and ended up missing the podium by 13 seconds.
Ford placed 26th in the triple jump with a best mark of 11.11 meters. On the men’s side, Darin Garland was 21st with a top mark of 13.89.
Kyle Manuel was 24th in the shot put with a best mark of 14.59 meters.