Judson punches ticket to Alabama for NAIA Nationals; Tigers finish second at Greenville Selects

Tuesday, April 18 2017 - Greenville Select

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GREENVILLE, Ill. – Grant Judson converted his provisional shot put qualification to the upcoming NAIA Outdoor National Championships to an automatic with a big victory at the Greenville Selects Meet on Friday, April 14. The Tigers finished second in the 13 team field behind the host, Greenville College (Ill.).

Judson edged out teammate Bryce Vollrath for the title, throwing 15.97m (52' 4.75"). Judson will join Vollrath in Alabama in May at nationals.

Other top finishes:

Greenville finished first on the day with 155 points, followed closely by Olivet at 136. Washington University (Mo.) took third with 127.5 points with Lindenwood University (Mo.) in fourth with 60 and Illinois College in fifth with 53.

Olivet will return to action on Friday, April 21 at the Augie Invite hosted by Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. Events are scheduled to start at 4 p.m.