Saint's Biswal named Outstanding Field Performer of NCAA Meet
St. Lawrence University's Divya Biswal was named the Outstanding Women's Field Event Performer of the Meet for the 2014 NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships by the USTFCCCA.
Biswal was the top-scoring field event athlete in the meet a win in the triple jump and a fourth-place finish in the long jump.After UW-La Crosse's Bria Halama took the lead on her fifth attempt in the triple jump by a single centimeter over Biswal, Biswal responded with a sixth and final jump that left no doubt as to who the champion would be. She leapt a 2014 Division III-best 40-11 (12.47m) to defeat Halama by more than eight inches.
In the long jump she managed just one legal attempt, but her mark of 18-10 (5.74m) stood for a fourth-place finish. For award consideration, she scored 18 points (15 team points plus three bonus points for the best in the nation jump).