NEW ORLEANS, LA. – All-America honorees for NCAA Division II Cross Country were recognized on Monday (Nov. 20) by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) following last weekend’s NCAA national championships.
A total of 80 student-athletes earned All-America honors by finishing among the top-40 at the 2017 NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships this past weekend in the men’s and women’s races. Conference Carolinas had three individuals earned honors.
University of Mount Olive earned all three All-America honors for the Conference. Leading the way was Adam Craig with a 10th-place overall finish in the men's 10k race. Finishing 14th overall in the women's 6k race was Leah Hanle, while Jonathan Dahlke placed 36th in the men's race.
MEN – 2017 NCAA DIVISION II XC ALL-AMERICA HONOREES (USTFCCCA)
Adam Craig, Mount Olive
Jonathan Dahlke, Mount Olive
WOMEN – 2017 NCAA DIVISION II XC ALL-AMERICA HONOREES (USTFCCCA)
Leah Hanle, Mount Olive
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.