Allison Newport Earns Top 20 Finish in Javelin at NAIA National Championships

Allison Newport Earns Top 20 Finish in Javelin at NAIA National Championships

The Basics
Event: 2018 NAIA National Championships
Location: Gulf Shores, Alabama
Complete Results

GULF SHORES, Ala. – Evangel University track and field standout, Allison Newport, continued her stellar career on Thursday at the 2018 NAIA National Championships.

Newport earned a top 20 finish on day one of the National Championships as her throw of 119' 6" (36.43m) ranked 15th best. A native of Andover, Kan., Newport earned her way into the Championships with a throw of 131' 10" at the Sam Williams Twilight Qualifier the final week of the season. She was the only qualifier this season for either Evangel team men's or women's to qualify for the NAIA National Championships.

She is the current Evangel record holder in the javelin with a mark of 132' 3" (40.32M) set last season at the Baker Relays.

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