Oklahoma Baptist improved or added 13 entrants for the NAIA national meet at the Nebraska Tune-Up this past weekend.


Oklahoma Baptist improved or added 13 entrants for the NAIA national meet at the Nebraska Tune-Up this past weekend.
Gayon Evans turned in the NAIA’s best times in winning both the 60 meters (7.33) and 200 meters (23.98). Verone Chambers recorded the second-best time in the nation and in that race at 24.05.
Stacy Warrior had the second-fastest NAIA time in the 400 in 56.61, finishing behind top-ranked Chambers in that event.
Shondia Drew improved to 10th in the NAIA in the 600 with a 1:26.93, while Yesenia Avila had the seventh-best time nationally with a 2:14.26 in the 800.
On the men’s side, Travis Bish had the No. 5 time in the nation in placing second at 1:11.98 in the 600.
Jory Custar had a 2:28.39 for the No. 8 time in the 1,000 meters.
Adam Godwin had the best event for the men, collecting the second-fastest mile in the NAIA this season at 4:09.65.
Bish, Seagram Kern, Ethan Mignard and Roman Gray had the second-best 3,200 this season at 3:14.92.
Jeff Lewis cleared 16-1.75 in the pole vault — the third-best height nationally.
Cordell Baker was second in the 3,000 at 8:33.78.
Meanwhile at OBU, the Bison qualified Derik Douglas (4813 points) and Jared Huckabee (4525) in the heptathlon.
The NAIA national indoor track and field championships are March 3-5 in Geneva, Ohio.