Nine Conference Carolinas Outdoor Track and Field Athletes Named Division II All-Americans by USTFCCCA

Nine Conference Carolinas Outdoor Track and Field Athletes Named Division II All-Americans by USTFCCCA

NEW ORLEANS, LA. – All-America honorees for the 2017 NCAA Division II outdoor track and field season were recognized Tuesday (May 30) by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

Student-athletes earned first team USTFCCCA All-America honors by virtue of finishing among the top eight in their events, including as a member of a relay, at this past weekend’s NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Bradenton, Fla.

Second team honors were bestowed upon those finishing 9th through 12th in individual events and 9th or 10th as a member of a relay team.

Conference Carolinas had nine individuals receive All-America honors, with four schools being represented. See the full list of honorees here: USTFCCCA Release


USTFCCCA MEN’S ALL-AMERICANS
2017 NCAA DIVISION II OUTDOOR T&F

First Team
Name School Year Event
Larry Russell Jr. Barton SO Long Jump
Marshawn Scott Limestone SR 110 Meter Hurdles
Second Team      
Vincent Okot King SR Triple Jump
Naim Fareed Limestone JR 4x400 Relay
Ethan Morrison Limestone FR 4x400 Relay
Marshawn Scott Limestone SR 4x400 Relay
Joshua Simmons Limestone SO 4x400 Relay
      110 Meter Hurdles
Adam Craig Mount Olive JR 5000 Meters



10,000 Meters
Jonathan Dahlke Mount Olive JR Steeplechase

 

USTFCCCA WOMEN’S ALL-AMERICANS
2017 NCAA DIVISION II OUTDOOR T&F

First Team
Name School Year Event
Leah Hanle Mount Olive FR Steeplechase
   
5000 Meter

 


Conference Carolinas is a NCAA Division II athletics conference made up of 12 teams from Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. These institutions consist of: Barton College, Belmont Abbey College, Converse College, Emmanuel College, Erskine College, King University, Lees-McRae College, Limestone College, University of Mount Olive, North Greenville University, Pfeiffer University, and Southern Wesleyan University. Emmanuel College is currently completing the NCAA Membership Process and will be fully competing in league championships in the near future.