Eleven medals, pair of fifth overall finishes for Spartans track and field team

Trinity Western wins three gold medals at NCCAA championships

Nathan George set a new record en route to winning gold in the 400m event.

George and the Trinity Western Spartans track and field team was competing over the weekend at the National Christian Colleges Athletic Association championships. They were held at Barron Stadium in Rome, Georgia.

George crossed the finish line in 47.37 became the first male Spartan to win an NCCAA gold medal.

The Spartans men’s team won six medals over the two-day meet and finished fifth overall.

James Linde (200m) won silver and bronze (100m), Cale Hernandez (decathlon) won silver, and Nathan Dunford and Jamie Sinclair won silver and bronze, respectively, in the pole vault.

The TWU women also finished fifth overall.

Anastasia Pearse defended her NCCAA title in the 400m hurdles while Sabrina Nettey won gold in the long jump.

Other medal winners included Hazel Ross (100m hurdles) and Madison Evans (pole vault) both winning silver. The Spartans 4×100 relay team of Nettey, Ross, Rachel Shuttleworth and Evans won bronze.