George Fox Claims Women's National Title, Men take Seventh

George Fox Claims Women's National Title, Men take Seventh

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LA CROSSE --- The George Fox track and field team closed out the final day of the 2018 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships in fashion, as the women's team claimed its first-ever NCAA Div. III Co-Championship Title.

This marks the first women's title in the track and field program and the third National Championship in the school's history (baseball, 2004; women's basketball, 2009). The women's team finished tied with UMass Boston with 44 points and the two will share the Co-Championship Title. The men made a valiant effort as well, finishing tied for seventh with 23 points to tie their highest finish at the NCAA event.  

To go along with the strong team finishes, the Bruins were on fire in the final day. George Fox capped off its historic performance at the Outdoor Championships with a first-ever National Championship in the women's 4x100m relay and five podium medals. This brings the total to 10 podium finishes for the Bruins for the three-day event.