TULSA, Okla. – Three days after learning he would be accepted into the NCAA Indoor National Championship Meet, sophomore Justin Estala finished 10th and earned USTFCCCA Second Team All-America honors.
Thinking he would be on the outside looking in, Estala finished the regular season ranked 20th in the nation, with only the top 16 earning bids to the championship. Scratches and injuries moved him high enough to get in, and the sophomore did the rest, clearning17-0.75 (5.20m).
Estala is the second sophomore in as many seasons to earn All-America honors after Madison Reynolds ran to a 16th place finish in the 400m dash at last year's NCAA Outdoor National Championship. Additionally, Estala was the first indoor All-American since Jack Whitt in 2013.
This is the 10th of 15 editions of the #TopORUMoments from 2014-15 as selected by the ORU Media Relations Department and a social media poll.
Top Moments from 2014-15
#15 – BSB – ORU Sweeps Postseason Awards
#14 – VB – Milos Named Newcomer of the Year
#13 – BSB – Chi Chi Makes History
#12 – WBB – Postseason Run
#11 – WGOLF – Acosta Named Golfer of the Year
#10 – MBB – Postseason Berth
#9 -- WSOC -- Cox Named Academic All-American
#8 – BSB – ORU Dominates Big 12 Opponents
#7 – MSOC – Chavez Named Player of the Year
#6 – TRACK – Estala Earns All-America Honors
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