Madut, Craft qualify for NAIA Championships
Monday, May 22, 2017
Madut, Craft qualify for NAIA Championships
Garang Madut (above) and Danielle Craft were named as qualifiers for the NAIA Track and Field Championships set for May 25-27 in Gulf Shores, Ala. (Credit Steve Wampler)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Garang Madut and freshman Danielle Craft were named as qualifiers for the NAIA Track and Field Championships at Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium in Gulf Shores, Ala., on May 25 – 27, as announced this past Friday by the national office.

Madut qualified for the men’s marathon earlier this spring and the Nashville, Tenn., native races at 6 a.m. CT on Saturday, May 27. Craft’s mark of 38-5 in the triple jump qualified her for the mark, with the event set for 5:30 p.m. CT on Friday, May 26.

Madut and Craft are the only two qualifiers for the Phoenix in their first season of track and field competition.