Sea Gulls land 13 on USTFCCCA All-Region list

Sea Gulls land 13 on USTFCCCA All-Region list

NEW ORLEANS – The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its 2019 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field All-Region honors on Monday. Salisbury University had 13 members of its men's and women's program earn recognition from the organization.

To be named to the USTFCCCA All-Region list an athlete must finish in the top-five of their respective events as an individual and finish top three in the relays.

Women

Seven different women athletes earned all-region accolades with Jamie Farley leading the way with four. Farley picked up all-region honors in both the 200 and 400-meter dashes as well as the 4x100 and 4x400-meter relays.

Glory Ebinama earned all-region in the 100-meter dash as well as the 4x100-meter relay. Ebinama was joined by teammates Ashley Luton and Alicia Meier, who also earned all-region honors in the 4x100-meter relay.

Meier, Ti'Aira Hairston, and Caitlyn Rishell rounded out the track all-region honorees from the maroon and gold, all of whom earned honors in the 4x400-meter relay.

Kyleigh Dumas was the only Sea Gull to earn all-region honors in the field events as she garnered recognition in the pole vault.

Men

Six different athletes picked up all-region honors on the men's side led by Michael Van Gieson, who picked up all-region honors in three events. Van Gieson accumulated honors in the 400-meter dash and both the 4x100-meter relay and 4x400-meter relay.

Alex Hardman and Jeffrey McInnis both picked up all-region honors in both the 4x100 and 4x400-meter relays.

Ethan Binnix and Justin Williams rounded out the list of honorees as Binnix earned all-region honors in the 4x400-meter relay while Williams picked up honors in the 4x100-meter relay.

In the field events Zachary Stump earned all-region honors in the pole vault to round out the list of honorees for the maroon and gold. 

Overall, 1,915 honors were awarded to 951 male athletes and 964 female athletes. University of Wisconsin La Crosse earned the most accolades picked up 42 while George Fox University accumulated 40 all-region awards. Loras College, John Carroll University, and Williams College picked up 37, 36, and 34 honors respectively to round out the top awarded programs.

Salisbury returns to action on Thursday, May 23 when it travels to Geneva, Ohio to compete in the 2019 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships.  

To view entire list of USTFCCCA All-Region honorees, click here.

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