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By LuAnn Schindler
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Clearwater native earns NCAA national title

Chipps Shot

 

March 16, 2023

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Trophy winner • Brooklynn Chipps displays the trophy she received after winning the women's weight throw, Friday, at the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships in Virginia. Chipps is the daughter of Corey and Amy Chipps.

Brooklynn Chipps arrived at Wayne State College in the fall of 2018 as a track and field scholarship athlete, after excelling in the high school ranks for the Clearwater/Orchard Cyclones track and field team.

On Friday, the Clearwater native made her personal mark in the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II record book when she earned the top spot in the women's weight throw at the 2023 Indoor Track and Field Championships in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Her winning throw, a personal best of 67 feet, 11 inches, also set a WSC record.

"Good things come to those who wait," Chipps sa...



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