BROOKINGS, S.D.--Praise Idamadudu and Georget Pontillo finish as National Runner-Up in three events earning themselves NAIA All-American honors on the final day of the NAIA Indoor Track & Field National Championships.
Idamadudu earned two second place finishes in the 200 meter and 400 meter events. She finished with a time of 23.62 in the 200 meter. Raheema Westfall won the event with a time of 23.56, just six hundreths of a second faster than Idamadudu.
In the 400 meter, she crossed the line with a time of 53.99. Joy Abu from William Carey was the event winner with a time of 53.49.
Georget Pontillo took runner-up honors in the 800 meter event on the men's side. He finished with a time of 1.51:58 for second place. Clayton VanDyke from Lewis-Clark State won the 800 meter with a time of 1.50:89.
Sibanda Dumoluhle was set to compete in triple jump today, but did not compete.
On the men's side, Oklahoma City claimed the national title for the first time ever. Indiana Tech finished in second and Indiana Wesleyan took third place.
Indiana Tech won their second straight Indoor title for the women. William Carey finished as the runner-up for the third year in a row and Concordia (Neb.) took third.