14 Conference Carolinas Student-Athletes Selected to Participate in 2019 NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. – 14 Conference Carolinas student-athletes in nine different events qualified for the 2019 NCAA Division II Men's and Women's Indoor Track & Field Championships.

The championships will be held March 8-9 in Pittsburg, Kan. at the Robert W. Plaster Center. Pittsburg State University and the Crawford County Convention & Visitors Bureau will serve as co-hosts of the championships.

The championships will be streamed live on www.NCAA.com.

See Conference Carolinas representatives listed below. For full qualifier lists click: Men|Women


2019 NCAA Division II Indoor Championships - ConfCarolinas Qualifiers - Men
Barton Event Seed
Larry Russell Jr. Long Jump 7.62m
Limestone Event Seed
Devon Brooks 60 Meter Hurdles 8.08
William Gray 60 Meter Hurdles 8.09
Ethan Morrison 400 Meter Dash 47.26
Mount Olive Event Seed
Richard Fisher 4x400 Meter Relay 3:10.68
Arne Leppelsack 4x400 Meter Relay 3:10.68
Johnny Middlebrooks 4x400 Meter Relay 3:10.68
Tedric Shannon 4x400 Meter Relay 3:10.68
North Greenville Event Seed
JJ Sherman 60 Meter Dash 6.77


2019 NCAA Division II Indoor Championships - ConfCarolinas Qualifiers - Women
Limestone Event Seed
Zawadi Brown 60 Meter Dash 7.55
Mount Olive Event Seed
Shona Blades Women Distance Medley 11:41.62
Leah Hanle 3000 Meter Run 9:28.44
  5000 Meter Run 16:23.52
  Women Distance Medley 11:41.62
Celine Ritter Women Distance Medley 11:41.62
Jacqueline Thring Women Distance Medley 11:41.62


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.