NEW ORLEANS — The Texas A&M University-Commerce, indoor track and field teams, have earned 20 All-Region honors for their performance in the 2016-17 season, as the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the All-Region honorees Monday.
The top-5 individuals in each event from each region earned All-Region distinction, in addition to each of the members of the Region’s top-3 relay teams.
A total of 17 Lions received the 20 awards, with three student-athletes earning the award in two events. Gage Bowles was named all-region in both the triple jump and long jump, Florian Obst won the honor in both the pole vault and heptathlon, and Dedrian Windham earned the honor in the 400-meter dash and as a member of the 4×400 meter relay team.
The Lions are preparing for the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championship, which is in Birmingham, Ala., on March 9-11. The field for the Championship is announced Tuesday.
2017 USTFCCCA NCAA DIVISION II ALL-REGION HONOREES
|Markie Abbott||W. High Jump|
|Kellon Alexis||M. Weight Throw|
|Gage Bowles||M. Long Jump|
|Gage Bowles||M. Triple Jump|
|Josiah Dennis||M. 4×400 Relay|
|Kylie Ferguson||W. Pole Vault|
|Chase Graham||M. Weight Throw|
|Aaron Lecesne||M. 4×400 Relay|
|Isaiah McFail||M. 60 Meters|
|Kamryn McKee||W. 400 Meters|
|Colin Millsap||M. Pole Vault|
|Florian Obst||M. Pole Vault|
|Florian Obst||M. Heptathlon|
|Luis Romero||M. 800 Meters|
|DeVontae Steele||M. Triple Jump|
|Alexandra VanSickle||W. Shot Put|
|Maggie Waites||W. Pole Vault|
|Dedrian Windham||M. 400 Meters|
|Dedrian Windham||M. 4×400 Relay|
|Llewellyn Woodburn||M. 4×400 Relay|