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Kyle Mitchell placed 11th in the discus throw on Friday.
Kyle Mitchell placed 11th in the discus throw on Friday.
Men's Outdoor Track & Field - Fri, May 26, 2017

GULF SHORES, Ala. --- Day Two of the 2017 NAIA Men's Outdoor Track & Field Championships featured two University of St. Francis performers in the 16 events occurring on Friday.  Senior Kyle Mitchell (Crest Hill, Ill./ Plainfield Central) competed in the discus, while junior Jordan Duncan (St. Charles, Ill./ St. Charles East) was part of the 100 meter dash field.

Mitchell garnered the top showing of the day with his 11th-place finish in a field of 30 competitors in the discus.  He recorded a throw of 48.67 meters (159 feet, 8.5 inches).

Jordan, who was competing in his third event of the weekend, ran a time of 10.85 seconds in the 100 meter dash to place 33rd among 41 qualifiers.

The championships conclude on Saturday with three Saints competing.