ALLENDALE, Mich. — Whitewright native Zada Swoopes closed out her stellar college career with a pair of individual national championships as well as helping West Texas A&M earn the team national title at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Meet.
She finishes with seven national titles across both the indoor and outdoor seasons and was named an All-American in three different events for a total of 14 times.
Swoopes captured a second straight national title with a throw of 186 feet, six inches that bested the runner-up by 24 feet, broke her own school mark and was the third-best in NCAA Division II championship meet history.
She also earned a second straight national crown in the shot put, third overall, with a throw of 54 feet, nine and a half inches.
Swoopes also broke her own school record in the hammer throw with a fourth-place finish to earn All-American honors in that event as well on a toss of 191 feet, five inches.
West Texas A&M won the outdoor national title for the second time in four years with 77 points as Swoopes earned 25 points of that total.