NEW ORLEANS – The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced its 2018 All-Region honorees for the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III indoor track & field season on Tuesday. 10 different Sea Gulls earned recognition from the organization as they were named to list.
To be named All-Region an athlete needs to be a top-5 finisher in their individual events to earn the distinction, or be one of the top-3 finishing relay teams in the region. The regions used for this award match those used during the cross country season – Atlantic, Central, Great Lakes, Mideast, Midwest, New England, South/Southeast and West.
On the men's side six different members of the maroon and gold earned All-Region honors. Donovan Beckett-Simms and Duncan Ferrin each earned a spot on the list of honorees for their performances in their respective field events, Beckett-Simms in the triple jump and Ferrin in the weight throw.
Four women earned recognition for their individual performances in their respective events. Kyleigh Dumas and Imani Hasell each earned recognition for their performances in the field events. Dumas was named to list for her performance in the pole vault, while Hasell earned the honor for her performance in the weight throw.
Glory Ebinama and Jamie Farley both earned recognition in the track events. Ebinama was honored for her performance in the 60-meter dash, while Farley earned recognition in two events, the 200-meter and 400-meter dash. Farley has also qualified for the NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field National Championships in the 400-meter.
A total of 772 honors were handed out to men's athletes, while 781 awards were bestowed to athletes from women's programs.
There were two men's teams with 20 or more honorees: Christopher Newport University and North Central (Ill.) College. The Captains earned 23 mentions, while the Cardinals led with 26.
Four women's programs nabbed 20 or more mentions, led by George Fox University with 24.
Salisbury returns to action on March 16-17 when it travels to Coastal Carolina University for the Coastal Carolina Spring Break Meet. The meet is scheduled to start at 9 a.m.
To view the entire USTFCCCA All-Region list, click here.