|Div I Outdoor Track All-American Teams include six from HBCUs|
The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has announced those that earned USTFCCCA All-America distinctions for the 2012 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field season. Honors are awarded for performances at the final site of the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships occurring the last weekend in Des Moines, Iowa.
Savannah State's Amara Jones earned second team honors based on her performance in the 400m dash. Her best time was 52.7 seconds, just .1 behind Guion-Firmin and 11th overall.
Men's second team honors also went to Arkansas-Pine Bluff's Terron Armstead in the shot put, Morgan State's Emmanuel Stewart in the discus and UMES's Andre Walsh in the 400m hurdles.
First-team USTFCCCA All-America honors are awarded to those who earn any portion of a team point at the national championships, or reach an eight-entrant final. Second-team All-America honors are handed out to those whose final placing in the national meet range from ninth to 16th place.
Those who participated at the final site but did not place in the meet’s top 16 are listed as honorable mention for the All-America award.
|Last Updated ( Wed Jun 13, 2012 - 8:47am )|