GULF SHORES, Ala. — Southwestern Christian University senior Dallas Bruns finished third in the triple jump at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium.
Bruns, a native of Brownfield, Texas, recorded a jump of 11.87 meters and finished third behind Isi Edeko of St. Francis (Ill.) and Bria Sands of Life (Ga.). By virtue of finishing third overall, Bruns earned NAIA all-American status. She is the first NAIA all-American in SCU program history.
Bruns qualified for the event with the fourth best distance of any competitor in the field. She hit a mark of 11.98 meters on May 12 when she won the triple jump title at the NCCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Shawnee, Okla.
Bruns won both the indoor and outdoor NCCAA national championships in the triple jump in 2017.