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Nash to compete at outdoor nationals

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HUNTINGTON, Ind. – Junior Jake Nash will represent Huntington University at the 64th annual NAIA Men's Outdoor Track & Field National Championships slated for May 21-23 at Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium in Gulf Shores, Ala.

No stranger to the national stage, Nash will be making this third trip to the NAIA Championships in high jump. The Dayton Christian product (Lebanon, Ohio) has twice been to the NAIA Indoor Nationals, earning All-America honors both times.

The leapster will now look to leave his mark at the outdoor event where he is scheduled to compete at 6:00 p.m. (CDT) on Friday, May 22. Nash qualified for nationals by hitting the NAIA A standard at the HU Invitational on April 18 with a career-best leap of 6-9.25.  

The National Championship will be video streamed live via Stretch Internet on www.NAIANetwork.com. Fans can watch with a paid subscription.

The Huntington University Foresters compete in 16 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 38 NAIA All-America honors and 222 All-America Scholar Athlete honors. Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest.