Freshmen Jamie Windholz and Bailee Enlow at the USABMX Sooner Nationals. Photo by Anders Nystrom.
The Marian University Cycling BMX squad traveled to Tulsa, Oklahoma over the weekend to compete in the USA BMX Sooner Nationals. With a sweep in the men's and women's collegiate categories, and strong results in the class/open fields, the Knights further fine-tuned their preparation for Collegiate BMX Nationals next month.
Sophomore Alec Bob won the collegiate men's main event on Saturday and Sunday, while freshman Jamie Windholz earned the win in the collegiate women's main on Saturday. Bob also placed third in the Pro Open category on Saturday and seventh on Sunday.
Freshman Bailee Enlow won the collegiate women's event on Sunday, and also raced to a win in the 17-20 Women category after a second place finish on Saturday.
Sophomore Shannon Taylor made his first main event in the Pro Open category and finished fifth.
Freshman Justin Richmond and junior Luke Roarty also had strong showings in their category over the weekend, finishing third and fourth (respectively) in the 19-27 Expert Men main events.
Freshman Jacob Banks also added to his BMX resume with a second place in the 19-27 novice category on Saturday and a win on Sunday.
The BMX Knights now turn their attention to USA Cycling's 2017 Collegiate BMX National Championships, set for West Monroe, Louisiana, March 11 & 12.
FULL RESULTS FROM SOONER NATIONALS: https://www.usabmx.com/site/bmx_races/323290/results?past_only=1§ion_id=228