Pringle, Kalawan High Scorers At 2018 NCAA DII Outdoor Championships
NEW ORLEANS – Ashland’s Myles Pringle and Saint Augustine’s Shannon Kalawan were the High-Point Scorers from the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships this past weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Pringle totaled 21.5 points at the meet, scoring more than any other men’s athlete at the Irwin Belk Complex, while Kalawan notched 23.25 points as the highest-scoring woman at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
Pringle, a junior from Cincinnati, scored in four individual events on the weekend, including winning an NCAA Division II Championship in the 400 with a time of 45.35. In addition to that, Pringle was a runner-up in the high jump with a clearance of 2.15m (7-0½) in addition to finishing eighth in the 200 with a time of 21.28.
Pringle also helped the Eagles’ 4×400 relay team take home a title, giving him an additional 2.5 points.
In all, Pringle’s 21.5 points accounted for 42% of Ashland’s team total of 51. The Eagles were runners-up at the meet.
Kalawan was responsible for two individual titles and a relay championship for the Falcons this year. The sophomore from Westmoreland, Jamaica, won the 400 with a time of 52.05 as well as the 400 hurdles with a time of 57.27.
Kalawan also anchored a quartet of Falcons to a 4×400 relay title, netting her an additional 2.5 points while also helping the 4×100 team finish sixth for ¾ of a point.
Saint Augustine’s were runners-up at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships, and Kalawan accounted for 51% of the team’s 48.5 total points.