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Isi Edeko became an NAIA All-American with her second-place finish in the triple jump on Friday.
Isi Edeko became an NAIA All-American with her second-place finish in the triple jump on Friday.
Women's Outdoor Track & Field - Fri, May 26, 2017

GULF SHORES, Ala. --- All-American performances by seniors Raven Kelly (Romeoville, Ill./ Romeoville) and Isi Edeko (Bellwood, Ill./ Walther Lutheran) on Friday have put University of St. Francis in second place in the team standings after Day Two of the 2017 NAIA Women's Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

The Saints, who have totaled 24 points through the first two days, sit behind only Concordia University (Neb.), which has 29 points.  One point behind USF is Wayland Baptist University (Tex.) with 23 points following by Hastings College (Neb.) with 20.

Edeko recorded a personal-best mark of 12.15 meters (39 feet, 10.5 inches) in the triple jump to finish second out of 24 competitors.

Kelly, meanwhile, registered her second All-American effort of the weekend, this time in the shot put.  She placed third in a field of 27 with her throw of 14.37 meters (47-1.75).

USF junior Jenna Moody (Joliet, Ill./ Plainfield Central) also reached the finals of the 400 meter run after placing third in the preliminaries with a time of 55.71 seconds on Friday.  She competes in the finals on Saturday as does senior Gracie Ball (Batavia, Ill./ Batavia) in the 3,000 meter steeplechase.