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Outdoor Track and Field: Anderson Claims All-American Recognition at Nationals

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Posted on Monday, May 31, 2021

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Westminster College senior thrower Dalton Anderson (Butler, PA / Moniteau) earned All-American honors at the 2021 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Friday.
Anderson, earning the first All-American citation of his career (National Qualifier in 2019), finished third in the javelin with a personal-best toss of 62.22 meters (204'2") on his final throw, the best finish at Nationals in the javelin in program history. Anderson joins Ryan Bell '12 as the only Titan throwers to earn All-American status at Nationals and ties for the second-best Titan finisher at National's overall.
Anderson also joins sophomore pole vaulter Emma Rudolph (Santa Clarita, CA / Golden Valley) as the second Titan to earn All-American honors this week. Senior thrower Megan Parker (Mercer, PA / Mercer Area) will round out the Titan representatives at National's tomorrow in the shot put at 10:30 a.m.
The NCAA Championships are being held Thursday, May 27 through Saturday, May 29 at the Irwin Belk Track Complex in Greensboro, N.C.

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*Written by Mike Boucher, Sports Information Graduate Assistant