Gordon, Wright Earn Trip to Commonwealth Games
Lincoln - Former Huskers Nicholas Gordon and Chad Wright will each represent their home country of Jamaica at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, from July 23 to August 3.
Gordon and Wright earned spots on the Jamaican team after competing at the Jamaican National Senior Championships earlier this summer in Kingston. Wright won the discus for the second straight year and finished third in the shot put. Gordon took second place in the long jump.
Both Gordon and Wright won national titles during their time in Lincoln. Gordon won the 2009 indoor long jump title, while Wright a national title in the discus in 2012, NU’s first discus national title on the men’s side in nearly 70 years.