BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Ashland University men's track and field team was crowned NCAA Division II National Championship runner-up on Saturday (March 11).
The second-place finish for the Eagles was the team's best since 2013. AU scored 52 points, 11 less than first-place Tiffin and six more than third-place St. Augustine.
Sophomore Myles Pringle's national title effort in the 400-meter dash topped off an impressive weekend for the Eagles. He completed the race in 46.39 seconds.
About a half-hour later, Pringle placed third in the 200 dash in an Ashland University-record 21.28 seconds.
Also scoring points for the Eagles on the track was senior Nick Hall, who recorded a fifth-place finish in the mile, earning his second 2017 All-American honor with a time of 4:08.32.
Junior Elijah Talk rounded out the weekend of All-American efforts for the Eagles with a second-place throw of 18.57 meters in the shot put.
UP NEXT: The Ashland University outdoor track and field season begins March 24 at the Raleigh Relays and Weems Baskin Invitational in Raleigh, N.C. and Columbia, S.C., respectively.