Dominique Daniels and Justin Posey earn national BMX titles in Phoenix

The first portion of the 2013 Amateur BMX took place Saturday in , Ariz., as the collegiate riders took to the Black Mountain BMX Track. A record turnout of 52 riders, more than twice the participation of 2012, battled it out for individual and team titles on behalf of 12 colleges and universities in front of over 5,000 enthusiastic BMX fans.

Collegiate Women
Women’s participation more than tripled from last year, to 23 total entrants, but the top result remained the same as last year:Dominique Daniels (Gilbert, Ariz./Grand Canyon University) won the day after winning two of her motos and the semifinals, overcoming stiff competition from defending team champions and newcomers Marian University. Second place for the day went to the young Shayona Glynn (Norco, Calif./Norco College), who surged late in the main event to claim the silver. In third was last year’s fifth-place finisher, Crystal Kalogris (Fort Wayne, Ind./Marian University), followed closely by ’s Stephanie Caluag (Columbia, Ky.) and ’s  Pitts (Lake Worth, Fla.).

Collegiate Men
On the men’s side, 29 riders took to the track, and the competition was tight all the way to the end. After dominating the day in their respective motos, the final was an extremely close match between defending champion Danny Caluag (Chino, Calif./), teammate Logan Collins (Mount Juliet, Tenn.), and  (Winston Salem, N.C./Marian University). Once Posey took the lead early in the race, the pair from Lindsey Wilson couldn’t pass him. Right in the thick of things, though, were Posey’s teammate Bryce Hocking (Carlsbad, Calif.) and fellow midwesterner Jarrod Adcock (Pekin, Ill./Northern Illinois University).

Team
Defending champions came excruciatingly close to succeeding yet again, but Marian University continued their collegiate national championship surge and won a tiebreaker due to ’s win. Fort Lewis College bested for third, with Colorado Mesa University showing a strong performance for fifth, and placing as the best Division II program in the event.

The 2013 Amateur BMX resume in Nashville, Tenn., on June 1.

2013 Amateur BMX
Black Mountain BMX track
March 2, 2013
, Ariz.

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
TEAM OMNIUM RESULTS

PHOTO GALLERY

TEAM
1. Marian University 177
2. 177
3. Fort Lewis College 137
4. 122
5. Colorado Mesa University 113

COLLEGIATE MEN
1. (Winston Salem, N.C./Marian University)
2. Danny Caluag (Chino, Calif./)
3. Logan Collins (Mount Juliet, Tenn./)
4. Bryce Hocking (Carlsbad, Calif./Marian University)
5. Jarrod Adcock (Pekin, Ill./Northern Illinois University)

COLLEGIATE WOMEN
1. Dominique Daniels (Gilbert, Ariz./Grand Canyon University)
2. Shayona Glynn (Norco, Calif./Norco College)
3. Crystal Kalogris (Fort Wayne, Ind./Marian University)
4. Stephanie Caluag (Columbia, Ky./)
5. Pitts (Lake Worth, Fla./)

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