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
|Larry Russell Jr.||Barton||SO||Long Jump|
|Marshawn Scott||Limestone||SR||110 Meter Hurdles|
|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|
|Jonathan Dahlke||Mount Olive||JR||Steeplechase|
USTFCCCA WOMEN’S ALL-AMERICANS
|Leah Hanle||Mount Olive||FR||Steeplechase|
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.