Anali Cisneros Crowned NAIA Race Walk Champion | Judson University Christian College


Anali Cisneros Crowned NAIA Race Walk Champion

Anali Cisneros(ELGIN, IL – June 5, 2017) Freshman Anali Cisneros of Elgin, Ill., competed in the 5,000m race walk at the 2017 NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships in Gulf Shores, Ala., May 25-27. With her first-place finish, she became the first NAIA National Champion at both the individual and team levels within the Judson University Athletic program. Cisneros became the first two-time NAIA All-American in the program's history and also the program's first NAIA National Champion for women's track and field. 

Cisneros competed in day two of the 2017 NAIA Outdoor National Championships and finished her second NAIA All-American performance and first NAIA National Championship performance in the 5,000m race walk. The Judson freshman finished first overall with a new Eagles' record time of 24:09.51 defeating the second-place finisher by 25 seconds. For the Women's Track and Field program, Cisneros captures the team's first individual National Championship and the program's third NAIA All-American honor, in which she now holds two of those three honors.

She completed the year with one NAIA National title, a second-place finish in the race walk for NAIA indoor, two NAIA All-American performances, and two CCAC All-Conference and conference championships.

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