05/28/2011 – The Saints concluded competition at the NAIA Outdoor Nationals with strong performances by Emily Smith and Rachael Steil. Emily Smith earned All-American honors by placing fourth in the discus with a personal best toss of 157 feet. Smith improved on her 2010 championship placing where she placed seventh in the same event. Lindsey Karpowicz placed 13th in the discus with a throw of 142-10.
Rachael Steil, a freshman from Granville, placed seventh in the 5000 meters to earn All-American status. Steil circled the track twelve in a half times in 17:31.
The Saints return to Grand Rapids with six All-Americans and one new school record.