Danielle Hoop Earns her 13th All-American title at NAIA Indoor Nationals

To conclude the Indoor Track and Field season, five University of the Cumberlands Patriots excelled in the NAIA Indoor Track and Field National Championships in Geneva, OH. All five athletes competed in the preliminaries on Friday, March 6th with three advancing to finals on Saturday. Two Patriots earned NAIA All-American honors.


Top finishes for the Patriot men include:

Wendell Williams (Syracuse, NY) -- Long jump- preliminaries: 7.01m; finals: 7.24m, 3rd place - All-American honors; 60m dash- preliminaries: 6.82; finals: 6.87, 5th place - All-American honors

Sam Beal (Beavercreek, OH)- 3,000m- preliminaries: 8:38.98; finals: 8:47.46, 11th place overall

Fred Taylor (St. Louis, MO) -- 60m dash- preliminaries: 6.86, 9th place overall; 200m dash- preliminaries: 22.21, 18th place overall

Top finishes for the Patriot women include:

Danielle Hoop (Owenton, KY) -- 1000m run- preliminaries: 2:55.16; finals: 2:56.43, 6th place - All-American honors; 1600m run-preliminaries: 5:06.03; 13th overall

Madison Peace (Walton, KY)- 800m run- 2:24.19; 20th overall