NEW ORLEANS, La. - The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has announced the All-Region honorees for the 2016-17 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field season.
Six Saginaw Valley State University track & field student-athletes were named to their respective All-Midwest Region teams, with four men and two women earning the accolades.
The top-5 individuals in each event from each region earned All-Region distinction, in addition to each of the members of the regions' top-3 relay teams. The regions used for this award – Atlantic, Central, East, Midwest, South, South Central, Southeast and West – match those used during the indoor track & field season.
High Jump - 5th in region | 6' 8.75" | Bryan Clay Invitational
Javelin - 5th in region | 177' 2" | GLIAC Outdoor Championships
Decathlon - 1st in region | 6,907 | GLIAC Outdoor Championships
Shot Put - 5th in region | 56' 11.5" | Davenport Last Chance Meet (School Record)
100 Meters - 3rd in region | 10.40 | Cal State L.A. Twilight Open (School Record)
800 Meters - 5th in region | 1:52.20 | Bryan Clay Invitational
1,500 Meters - 3rd in region | 4:23.37 | Bucknell Bison Classic (Auto Qualifier)
800 Meters - 4th in region | 2:08.63 | Bucknell Bison Classic
400 Hurdles - 4th in region | 1:01.38 | GLIAC Outdoor Championships
Saginaw Valley awaits the official announcement for the participants in the 2017 NCAA Division II Outdoor National Championships, which is set to be made on Tuesday (May 16).
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