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Former Panther Edwards Breaks School Record, Qualifies For NAIA Nationals

Posted: Sunday, April 14th, 2013 at 5:57 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports-Derek Cardwell

For Knoxville Athlete Alex Edwards set a William Penn school record and qualified for the N-A-I-A Nationals in the 800 yesterday at the Jim Duncan Relays hosted by Drake University. Edwards placed fifth in the 800 with time of 1:53-point-70…breaking the old mark by nearly two seconds a mark that has stood since 2005. Edward’s time Saturday was just under the mark needed to qualify for Nationals which are scheduled for May 25th in Marian, Indiana.