April VanRyn Competes at NAIA Championships

Freshman April VanRyn was lone Trinity runner at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships held at Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium in Gulf Shores, Alabama. In the first day of the meet VanRyn took part in the 10,000 meter and finished in 15th place of the 18 competitors in the race.
VanRyn, who qualified for the event with her season best of 37:23.80, waited through a weather delay before taking to the track in humid conditions.  At the end of the 10K she crossed the line with a time of 40:01.00. She had a strong finish, beating out the next two competitors by two seconds.