GENEVA, Ohio - On the final day of the NCAA Division III Men's and Women's Track and Field Championships, MIT's Yorai Shaoul earned a national title in the triple jump, the MIT Men's Track and Field program finished as the national runner-up, and seven student-athletes claimed All-America accolades to highlight the incredible performances of the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) student-athletes.
The MIT men's track and field program finished in second for the top finish in program history with 36 points.
MIT's Shaoul earned a national championship, taking first in the triple jump with a leap of 50-07.05 (15.43m). Springfield's Joshua Silvester and Evan Tryon also competed in the triple jump, finishing 17th and 20th with leaps of 26-06.25 (14.18m) and 42-05.25 (12.93m), respectively.
In the 3,000-meter Steeplechase, Wellesley's Grace Cowles finished in sixth place with a time of 10:59.42 to garner All-America accolades, while Coast Guard's Adora Lawrence finished ninth in the 400-meter run in a time of 57.84.
MIT's Liam Ackerman took third in the pole jump to earn All-America honors, clearing 15-11 (4.85m), as Coast Guard's Ben Zarlengo claimed eighth in the hammer to earn All-America accolades with a mark of 187-06 (57.15m).
In the 800-meter, WPI's Ryan Wittenberg took seventh to garner All-America honors with a time of 1:53.23.
MIT's Bailey Tregoning finished fifth in the 800-meter in a time of 2:10.98 to pick up All-America accolades, while the Engineers' Katie Collins was 10th in the 5,000-meter with a time of 17:42.15.
In the 5,000-meter, Coast Guard's Kaitlyn Mooney claimed third with a time of 17:14.80 to earn All-America honors.