Distance and Middle Distance Cap Season at NAIA Outdoor Championships

Distance and Middle Distance Cap Season at NAIA Outdoor Championships

Complete Results

GULF SHORES, Ala. -- Evangel track and field saw three athletes finish their season at the 2019 NAIA Track and Field National Championships in Gulf Shores, Alabama.

Jonathan Dasal continued his late-season surge earning a 13th place finish in the 800-meters while Shane Burns finished 19th in the marathon. On the women's side, Leslie Perona raced to a 29th finish in the marathon as well. 

Dasal earned a personal best in the 800-meters as he finished 13th in the race. The sophomore crossed the finish line with a time of 1:53.65.

Burns earned a top 20 finish in the marathon with a field of 43 athletes. The Strafford, Missouri, native checked in with a time of 2:55.19 in his first trip to the national championships. 

Perona raced to a time of 3:48.52 in the marathon to finish 29th. It was also the first trip to the national championships for Perona to finish her junior season.