Chelsea Carson a 2011 Faith Bible graduate makes headlines!
Track and Field: Two Firestorm Runners Qualify For NAIA Nationals in May

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Two Arizona Christian University distance runners, junior Kyle Marshall (Phoenix, Ariz./Shadow Mountain H.S./Paradise Valley C.C.) and sophomore Chelsea Carson (Hillsboro, Ore./Faith Bible H.S.), who also are members of ACU’s cross country team during the fall season, have qualified in the marathon event of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Outdoor Track and Field Championships to be competed May 23-25, at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana.
Marshall and Carson also own the current leading NAIA qualifying marks in the marathon so far this season.  Coached by Caleb Lynch, a 14-time NAIA All-American and five-time NAIA National Champion while competing for Azusa Pacific University, Marshall and Carson raced in the Fifth Annual Arizona Marathon, Half Marathon and Marathon Relay, presented by Integrated Medical Services (IMS), in Glendale, Arizona, Sunday, February 17.

Carson placed 36th in the field with an NAIA qualifying time of 3:28.59, six minutes under the mark needed to qualify for the NAIA National Championship meet in May.  Carson averaged 7:59 per mile.

 Chelsea Carson & her Firestorm teammate Elizabeth Godfrey 

Kyle Marshall & Chelsea Carson

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