The quartet of stars known as the ‘Fab Four’ garnered ACU another track national championship, this time at the NCAA Division II outdoor national meet.
Desmond Jackson, Amos Sang, Ramon Sparks and Nick Jones earned 60 of the Wildcat’s 68 total points at the meet, 13 more than second place Adam State. It is ACU’s 19th outdoor national championship and the school’s 57th overall.
After a night of heavy rains, Jones won the discus to start the decisive last day of the meet. Jackson followed by winning the 200 meters, leading from wire-to-wire. He also finished third in the 100.
Sparks was third in the triple jump while senior Sang wrapped up his remarkable ACU career with a win in the 10,000 meters. The long-distance star clinched the trophy by gliding to a fourth place in the 5,000.
The 400 relay team for the Wildcats also had a great showing with a second place finish. That team consisting of Jackson, Paris Robertson, Lavance Williams and Jordan Geary picked up the other eight points for the ‘Cats.