ROME, Georgia – Trinity Western’s Anastasia Pearse (Victoria) defended her NCCAA championship in the 400m hurdles while Sabrina Nettey (Surrey, B.C.) captured gold in long jump to help the Spartans to a fifth place finish overall at the national championships at Shorter University’s Barron Stadium.
After winning the 400m hurdles title in 2014, Pearse duplicated her effort Saturday with a time of 1:01.52.
Nettey, who was competing at the NCCAA Championships for the first time, won the long jump competition with a mark of 5.84m.
In the 100m hurdles, Hazel Ross (Bishopton, Scotland) earned a silver medal with a time of 14.12 in the final.
The Spartans 4x100m relay team also nabbed a medal, collecting bronze with a time of 47.86.
All told, TWU collected four medals on Saturday for a total of five medals over the course of the competition, including Madison Evans’ (Calgary) pole vault silver, which she earned Friday. The Spartans finished with 54 points as a team.
Last year, the Spartans picked up two medals and finished ninth overall.
TWU Spartans Results
Day 2 Results In Italics
8th – Rachel Shuttleworth – 25.46q
6th – Rachel Shuttleworth – 25.75
5th – Rachel Shuttleworth – 57.27q
4th – Rachel Shuttleworth – 57.06
15th – Hannah Ryan – 2:21.44
13th – Hannah Ryan – 4:46.75
2nd – Hazel Ross – 14.59Q
6th – Maya Daly – 15.56Q
2nd – Hazel Ross – 14.12
8th – Maya Daly – 16.69
5th – Anastasia Pearse – 1:04.52q
1st – Anastasia Pearse – 1:01.52
3rd – 48.05Q – Sabrina Nettey, Hazel Ross, Rachel Shuttleworth, Madison Evans
3rd – 47.86 – Sabrina Nettey, Hazel Ross, Rachel Shuttleworth, Madison Evans
9th – 4:18.07 – Maya Daly, Madison Evans, Rachel Shuttleworth, Anastasia Pearse
2nd – Madison Evans – 3.70m
5th – Emma Li – 3.45m
1st – Sabrina Nettey – 5.84m