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BURNABY, British Columbia – Trinity Western’s athletes, past, present and future put on an impressive showing at the Harry Jerome International Track Classic this week, with three Spartans winning their respective events and five others earning top three results over the two-day competition at Swangard Stadium.

Spartan alum Nathan George (Coquitlam, B.C.) finished first in the 400m (International) with a time of 47.35, while Spartans Levi Neufeld (Winnipeg) won the 3000m (National) in 8:16.24 and David Boyd (Victoria) topped the pole vault field (National) with a clearance of 4.55m.

Meanwhile, TWU’s Denzel Brown (Coquitlam) was second in long jump with a mark of 6.83m, while Chris Weiss (West Vancouver, B.C.) trailed only Boyd in the pole vault pit, clearing 4.40m.

Alums Adam Marshall (Langley, B.C.), James Linde (Coquitlam) and Nick Ayin (Coquitlam) each earned third-place finishes, with Marshall finishing the 800m (National) in 1:53.81, Linde crossing the line in the 100m (International) in 10.70 and Ayin finishing the 200m (National) in 22.11. Linde also finished fourth in the 200m (International) in 21.24.

Incoming recruit Sam Prevost was sixth in the 400m (National) with a time of 51.75.

The recently graduated Regan Yee (South Hazelton, B.C.) was seventh in the 1500m (International) in 4:15.23.

Harry Jerome International Classic Results
100m (Open International)
3rd – James Linde – 10.70

200m (Open International)
4th – James Linde – 21.24

200m (Open National)
3rd – Nick Ayin – 22.11
5th – Ben Tjernagel – 22.56

400m (Open International)
1st – Nathan George – 47.35

400m (Open National)
6th – Sam Prevost – 51.75

800m (Open National)
3rd – Adam Marshall – 1:53.81
7th – James Lam – 1:55.80
10th – Tyler DeJong – 1:58.72

800m (U20)
4th – Paul Buckingham – 1:56.41

3000m (Open National)
1st – Levi Neufeld – 8:16.24
6th – Nick Colyn – 8:24.89

Pole Vault (Open National)
1st – David Boyd – 4.55m
2nd – Chris Weiss – 4.40m
NH – Glen Johnston

Long Jump (Open International)
2nd – Denzel Brown – 6.83m

1500m (Open International)
7th – Regan Yee – 4:15.23

About TWU
Recognized for quality, TWU has received seven consecutive A+ rankings for Quality of Teaching and Learning, holds three Canada Research Chairs, and wins national championships in CIS sports. More importantly, lives are changed at TWU through its whole-person, Christ-centred approach to education. With a wide array of undergraduate, graduate, and adult degree-completion programs, TWU equips leaders of character and competence to make a positive impact in the lives of others.

About Spartan Athletics
As official members of U SPORTS, the Spartans currently compete in 10 sports in the Canada West conference, including women’s and men’s soccer, volleyball, basketball, cross country and track & field. TWU also competes in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) in men’s hockey. Since TWU entered U SPORTS in 1999, the Spartans have won 11 U SPORTS team championships and 25 Canada West team championships.