NEW ORLEANS – All-America honorees for the 2017 Division II Indoor Track & Field season were announced Monday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
Student-athletes earned USTFCCCA First Team All-America honors by virtue of finishing among the top-8 in their events, including as a member of a relay, at this past weekend’s NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships in Birmingham, Alabama. Those who finished 9th-12th in individual events earned Second Team honors, while relay teams who place 9th and 10th also earn Second Team honors.
Nine Saint Augustine's University student-athletes earned All-America status based on their performances at the NCAA Division II Championships in Birmingham, Ala. over the weekend.
The foursome of Shaquille Dill (So./Pembroke, Bermuda), Ornella Livingston (Sr./St. Ann, Jamaica), Khari Herbert, Jr. (Sr./Coral Springs, Fla.) and Immanuel Hutchinson (Sr./San Jacinto, Calif.) each earned two first-team All-America honors. Dill won the 800-meter title, Hutchinson placed third in the 800 and Herbert finished second in the 400-meter dash for the Falcons, who finished third nationally in the men's team standings. Dill, Herbert and Hutchinson also teamed up with Shawn Rowe (Sr./West Palm Beach, Fla.) to win the men's 4x400-meter relay crown. Livingston placed fourth in the 60-meter dash and fifth in the 200-meter dash for the Lady Falcons, who placed 13th nationally in the women's team standings.
Rowe picked up a first-team All-America honor for the 4x400 victory and Omar Johnson (Sr./St. Ann, Jamaica) gained first-team All-America recognition for placing fifth in the men's 200-meter dash. Johnson was a second-team All-America selection in the men's 400-meter dash.
Shakinah Brooks (Sr./Raleigh, N.C.) and Tia-Adana Belle (Sr./St. George, Barbados) both garnered first-team All-America honors for the Lady Falcons. Belle was fourth in the 60-meter hurdles and Brooks placed fourth in the long jump.
Eight Johnson C. Smith University student-athletes earned First-Team All-America honors for their performances over the weekend.
The list of JCSU All-America winners are highlighted by the 4x400m relay team of Fellan Ferguson (Kingston, Jamaica), Tovea Jenkins (St. James, Jamaica),
Domenique Julius-Williams (Oshawa, Ontario) and Kianje Pollard (Penns Grove, N.J.). They posted a time of 3:42.05 to win the NCAA title.
Other Golden Bulls to earn first team designations include Kendra Clarke (Edmonton, Alberta) in the 400m, Mayah Edwards (Kingston, Jamaica) in the 60m, Fellan Ferguson in the 800m, Sidney Marshall (Manchester, Jamaica) in the 60m hurdles, and Joshua Cunningham (Toronto, Ontario) in the 400m.
Overall, 154 men from 55 schools captured 183 first-team All-America honors, and 150 women from 61 institutions took home 186 All-America honors.
HBCU Division II Indoor Track All-Americans
First Team Men
|Joshua Cunningham||Johnson C. Smith||SR||400 Meters|
|Miguel Barton||Lincoln (Mo.)||SR||4×400 Relay|
|Sedeekie Edie||Lincoln (Mo.)||JR||Long Jump, Triple Jump|
|Jeromia Riley||Lincoln (Mo.)||JR||4×400 Relay|
|Kevon Robinson||Lincoln (Mo.)||SO||4×400 Relay|
|Stephen Rose||Lincoln (Mo.)||SO||60 Meters|
|Faedeon Royes||Lincoln (Mo.)||SO||400 Meters, 4x400 Relay|
|Shaquille Dill||Saint Augustine’s||SO||800 Meters, 4x400 Relay|
|Jumonne Exeter||Saint Augustine’s||JR||Triple Jump|
|Khari Herbert||Saint Augustine’s||SR||400 Meters, 4x400 Relay|
|Immanuel Hutchinson||Saint Augustine’s||SR||800 Meters, 4x400 Relay|
|Omar Johnson||Saint Augustine’s||SR||200 Meters|
|Shawn Rowe||Saint Augustine’s||SR||4×400 Relay|
First Team Women
|Karel Ziketh||Benedict||SO||60 Meter Hurdles|
|Kendra Clarke||Johnson C. Smith||SO||400 Meters|
|Mayah Edwards||Johnson C. Smith||SR||60 Meters|
|Fellan Ferguson||Johnson C. Smith||JR||800 Meters, 4x400 Relay|
|Tovea Jenkins||Johnson C. Smith||SR||400 Meters, 4x400 Relay|
|Domenique Julius-Williams||Johnson C. Smith||SR||4×400 Relay|
|Sidney Marshall||Johnson C. Smith||FR||60 Meter Hurdles|
|Kianje Pollard||Johnson C. Smith||JR||4×400 Relay|
|Renea Ambersley||Lincoln (Mo.)||4×400 Relay|
|Kissi-Ann Brown||Lincoln (Mo.)||SO||400 Meters, 4x400 Relay|
|Diana Cauldwell||Lincoln (Mo.)||SO||Long Jump, Triple Jump|
|Shanice Clarke||Lincoln (Mo.)||SO||4×400 Relay|
|Willomena Williams||Lincoln (Mo.)||SR||4×400 Relay|
|Tia-Adana Belle||Saint Augustine’s||SR||60 Meter Hurdles|
|Shakinah Brooks||Saint Augustine’s||SR||Long Jump|
|Ornella Livingston||Saint Augustine’s||JR||60 Meters, 200 Meters|
Second Team Men
|Miguel Barton||Lincoln (Mo.)||SR||200 Meters|
|Darran Hunter||Lincoln (Mo.)||SR||60 Meter Hurdles|
|Orneldo Thomas||Lincoln (Mo.)||SR||Long Jump|
|Omar Johnson||Saint Augustine’s||SR||400 Meters|
|Justin Hunter||Virginia Union||SR||60 Meters|
Second Team Women
|Ty-Leah Hampton||Winston-Salem State||SR||200 Meters|