Senior Shanna Dawson finished in a tie for sixth in the pole vault at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships which were held at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio. Dawson cleared a career best indoor height of 12 feet even to tie for sixth with Ashley Dodd of Waynesburg University. The Gusties finished in 59th place as a team with the 2.5 points scored by Dawson.
Morgan Leonard-Fleckman of Washington University in St. Louis won the pole vault at a height of 12 feet, 8 inches.
Dawson, a Fairmont, Minnesota native, earned All-America honors by virtue of finishing in the top eight at the national meet.