Wiley's Moriba Morain was the NAIA's fastest man again this year.
Wiley's Moriba Morain was the NAIA's fastest man again this year.
NAIA Championship Roundup: Wiley shines on NAIA track, LSUA advances in softball
Red River - Sat, May 27, 2017

GULF SHORES, Ala. -- It was a good day for Wiley and RRAC competitors in the NAIA Outdoor Trak & Field National Championships. The Wildcats had several individual national champions and equaled its 2016 result with third place in the men's track national meet. Wiley also finished fifth in the women's track point standings as one of the top programs in the country. 

2017 NAIA Men's Outdoor Track & Field National Championships
2017 NAIA Women's Outdoor Track & Field National Championships

For the second consecutive year, Wiley's Moriba Morain won the 100-Meter Dash with a time of 10.14 seconds, and he also repeated as the 200-Meter Dash champion with a time of 20.32. Morain was named the meet's Outstanding Performer and Most Valuable Performer. 

The Wildcats had two other national champs. Marbeq Edgar won his second 800-Meter Run title in a row with a time of 1:48.65, and Kimorie Shearman won the 400-Meter Dash at a clip of 45.92 seconds. Jarvis Christian's Dontayveous Allen finished second in the 400. 

On the women's side, Wiley's Natasha Poleon was the runner-up in the 400-Meter Dash, and she finished fourth in the 200-Meter Dash and school and RRAC record times. The Wildcats' 4x100-Meter Relay team placed second, and the 4x400 team finished third. 

With the completion of track & field, one last RRAC competitor remains. LSU Alexandria will continue in the NAIA Softball World Series against the nation's top-ranked team, Oklahoma City University, on Monday at 4 p.m.. Both teams won first round games with the Generals posting a 4-0 win over Davenport University (Mich.) LSUA ace Marci West threw the shutout and carried a no-hitter into the fifth inning. She also won her 25th game of the season, tying her own single-season record. 

NAIA Softball World Series Schedule/Results