Dunbar Named All-American in 5,000 Meters

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Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar, a sophomore at the University of Oregon, has been named an All-American after placing sixth in the 5,000 meter run at the NCAA Division 1 national championships Friday night.

The race, held in Des Moines, Iowa, was won by Southern Utah’s Cameron Levins in 13 minutes, 40 seconds. Dunbar’s time was 13:44.16.

Dunbar was previously named All-American in cross country running at the University of Portland his freshman and sophomore years there. Dunbar transferred to Oregon between semesters this past school year.

He’s not the only Alaska to make All-American honors at the NCAA championship. Jordan Clarke, a Bartlett High School graduate and current Arizona State junior, captured his third consecutive NCAA Division I national title in the shot put with a throw of 66 feet, 11.25 inches.

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