Mike Stetson, Sports Information Director
FOREST CITY – Waldorf’s record-setting multi-event athlete, Zach Morel, is headed to nationals.
The NAIA announced the field for the heptathlon at next months NAIA Indoor Track & Field Championships on Monday, and Morel was one of the 16 student-athletes to earn a spot in the grueling, two-day competition.
Morel, who set a school recorded earlier this season scoring 4,417 points in the heptathlon, goes in as the No. 16 ranked heptathlete in the nation.
Morel will compete in the seven-event competition on Thursday and Friday, March 5-6, at nationals, which will be held at South Dakota State in Brookings, S.D.
Morel will be joined by Warrior teammate Damarre Martin at nationals. Martin will compete in the 400 meters starting Friday.