13 Conference Carolinas Outdoor Track and Field Athletes Named to Division II All-America Team by USTFCCCA

 – All-America honorees for the NCAA Division II outdoor track and field season were recognized recently by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

Student-athletes earned First-Team All-America status by virtue of finishing among the top-8 in their events, including as a member of a relay team, at the 2018 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Charlotte, N.C.

Second-Team honors were bestowed upon those finishing ninth through 12th. Ninth- and 10th-place relay teams also earn the distinction.

A total of 260 men claimed 311 All-America honors (217 First Team, 94 Second Team) from 89 different institutions. On the women’s side, 234 different women earned 309 All-America honors (220 First Team, 89 Second Team) from 89 different institutions.

Conference Carolinas had 13 individuals receive All-America honors, with three schools being represented. See all of the full list of honorees here: Full USTFCCCA Release

2018 USTFCCCA Men's NCAA Division II All-America Team

First Team
Lawrence Russell, Jr., Barton - Long Jump
Naim Fareed, Limestone - 110 Meter Hurdles
Naim Fareed, Limestone - 4x400 Relay
David Allen, Limestone - 4x400 Relay
Ethan Morrison, Limestone - 4x400 Relay
Nelson Stalling, Limestone - 4x400 Relay
Adam Craig, Mount Olive - 5000 Meters
Jonathan Dahlke, Mount Olive - 1500 Meters

Second Team
Adam Craig, Mount Olive - 10,000 Meters
Richard Fisher, Mount Olive - 4x400 Relay
Montre Holmes, Mount Olive - 4x400 Relay
Johnny Middlebrooks, Mount Olive - 4x400 Relay
Tedric Shannon, Mount Olive - 4x400 Relay

2018 USTFCCCA Women's NCAA Division II All-America Team

First Team
Zawadi Brown, Limestone - 100 Meters
Leah Hanle, Mount Olive - 5000 Meters
Leah Hanle, Mount Olive - 10,000 Meters


Conference Carolinas is a NCAA Division II athletics conference made up of 11 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, 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.