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Jay Wall, a student at Nebraska Wesleyan, was one of four track and field athletes earning All-American status at the NCAA III Indoor Track and Field Championships March 11-12 in Columbus, Ohio.
He joins senior Amanda Brichachek, a two-time All-American who placed fifth in the women’s shot put with a toss of 46’ 6 3/4”.
Kevin Janata earned his first indoor All-American in the 55-meter hurdles, in which he placed fifth with a time of 7.54.
In long jump, John Kersenbrock placed seventh with a leap of 23’ 2”.
Wall pole vaulted 15’ 11 3/4” and earned his first All-American with an eighth place finish.
Other NWU athletes competed well at the championships and just missed the top eight. Kate Schoen was ninth in the women’s high jump, Jack Chatelain was 10th in the men’s long jump and Elliott Bulling placed 10th in the men’s shot put. Taylor Tacha ran a 8.37 in the 55-meter hurdles, but did not make the finals.
In the team standings, NWU men tied for 26th, the women tied for 34th.