Tag Archives: Athletics

Athletics: Fall 2013

Hall of Fame Honors New Inductees BY DANNY BARNTS The PLNU Athletic Hall of Fame will open its doors for the first time in five years to induct Bill Young (56), Mathias Sundberg (97), Erin Kellar-Hill (03), Jessica Mercado (05), Ashley (Strimple) (07) Bowman, Joe Prince (07), Amanda (Addie) (08) Dyla, and the 1991 men’s cross country team as the ninth Hall of Fame class in school history. “Many athletes, coaches, and support people have helped shape the storied history of PLNU athletics,” said Ethan…

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Athletics: Summer 2013

Honea Sweeps the Heptathlon For some athletes, the thought of specializing in more than one athletic event can be daunting. But for junior Lindsay Honea, it’s just another day at the track. Honea competes in the heptathlon, which is comprised of seven events: 100 meter hurdles, high jump, shot put, 200 meter, long jump, javelin throw, and the 800 meter. “It puts together all aspects of: Can you control your body? Are you strong enough to throw? Can you jump? Are you fast? Do you…

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Athletics: Spring 2013

Catching the Rocket by Michael Dean Clark Early on the evening of Aug. 25, seven-time Cy Young winner and steroid-era lightning rod Roger Clemens sat in the locker room of the Sugar Land Skeeters, preparing, at the age of 50, to pitch professionally for the first time in five years. But before he took the mound for the Skeeters, an independent professional team, and struck out two in three and a third shutout innings in front of just under 8,000 fans, Clemens dashed off a…

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Individual Athletic Achievements in PLNU’s History

by Michael Dean Clark As we begin our first year in the NCAA Division II, we want to look back at some remarkable achievements by athletes who competed for PLNU in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). You may notice that our top-10 list is composed of only nine individuals. That’s because we want you to nominate the 10th honoree. You might also notice that we haven’t ranked the achievements—that’s also your job! Please send your suggestions for the 10th individual and for the…

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