Phoenix Claim Two Victories at Samford Invite
Saturday, January 21, 2023
Phoenix Claim Two Victories at Samford Invite
Alana Mack qualified with NAIA "A" Standards in the triple jump. (Credit: Reily Rogers)

Birmingham, Ala.-- Cumberland women’s track posted two victories at the Samford Invite, with three Phoenix also qualifying for the NAIA Indoor National Championships.

Praise Idamadudu qualified for the NAIA Indoor National Championships with “A” Standards for the 60m, 200m, and the 400m after her impressive season opener weekend with the Phoenix.

Idamadudu took home first place in two of the three events she competed in this weekend. She led the 60m dash with a time of 7.53s with teammate Alana Mack right behind for a second place finish at 7.64s- a time that also qualified Mack with “A” standards. Idamadudu then posted a first place finish in the 400m dash at 56.97s. 

Mack had a first place finish of her own in the women’s triple jump at 11.92m, which qualified her with “A” standards for the NAIA Indoor National Championships.

Daviena Watson qualified for the national championships with “B” standards for her third place finish in the shot put with a mark of 13.08m.

 The Phoenix men's and women's track and field team will be back in action next Saturday, January 28 for the Tiger Paw Classic hosted by Campbellsville University.