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L-R’s Wadsworth Earns All-American Honors In Heptathlon
Jacon Wadsworth finished fourth in the NCAA Division 2 in the Heptathlon.
photo courtesy of Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics

L-R’s Wadsworth Earns All-American Honors in Heptathlon

After the second day of competition at the NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships, Jacob Wadsworth finished in 4th place in the Men’s Heptathlon and was named an All-American.

Wadsowrth finished 4th with a final score 5,227 points the most by an athlete in LR’s history.

Wadsworth was able to place 7th in the 60m hurdles with a time of 8.85. He would then finish 4th in the pole vault and finish with a new lifetime PR of 4.20m. In the last portion of the day in the 1000m, Wadsworth finished 3rd with a time of 2:44.47.

Wadworth becomes the first Indoor track All-American in the Heptathlon for Lenoir-Rhyne. He will also compete with the 4×400 relay team tomorrow.

FINAL STANDINGS
Place – Name – School – Total
1) Trey Mooney – Pittsburg St. – 5,567
2) Johnathon Harper – TAMU-Kingsville – 5,525
3) Travis Moore – Ashland – 5,266
4) Jacob Wadsworth – Lenoir-Rhyne – 5,227
5) Tyl Woelber – Augustana – 5,207
6) Hunter Jones – Pittsburg St. – 5,115
7) Matthew Pieper – Fort Hays St. – 5,115
8) Tanner Raubenstine – Emporia St. – 1,510