Myers finishes fourth, named All-American

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (March 13) – California University of Pennsylvania junior Brice Myers (Pittsburgh, Pa./McDowell) earned All-America honors for the second-straight year on Saturday after breaking his own school record and posting the fourth-fastest time in the finals of the 60-meter hurdles at the NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships.
Myers posted a time of 7.98 in the finals of the NCAA Championships to break his previous school record set nearly a month ago by only one hundredth of a second. In the preliminary race on Friday, the former McDowell standout tied for sixth overall with a time of 8.07 seconds.
Pittsburg State senior Jeremy Jackson won the national title in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 7.83 seconds, topping defending-national champion Andrew McDowell of Abilene Christian by two hundredths of a second.
The first two-time indoor All-American in school history, Myers accounted for the Vulcans’ five points at the NCAA Championships. Host Adams State (Col.) won the National Championship with 89 points, while four-time defending-national champion St. Augustine’s (N.C.) finished second in the team standings with 72 points.

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