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By Olivia Harnack
Whitman County Gazette 

Colfax man name All-American decathlete

Brown places 8th in national track championship


Special to the gazette Caleb Brown of Colfax, right, was selected as an All-American decathlete after placing eighth in the NAIA OUtdoor Track and Field Championships.

GULF SHORES, Ala. - A Colfax man earned a spot on the podium during the 2022 NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships here.

Representing College of Idaho, Caleb Brown placed eighth in the two-day, 10-event decathlon. 

Simultaneously, Brown was named an All-American decathlete.

He is the second ever All-American decathlete from College of Idaho - the other is his current Yotes coach, Austin Basterrechea. 

Brown, a fifth-year graduate student, rose from 15th place on Day 1 to eighth by the end of Day 2. 

He ended Day 1 with 2,447 points.

He started the second day of competition with a 1...

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