No. 3 Razorbacks Land 10 USTFCCCA All-Americans
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The No. 3 University of Arkansas men’s track and field team has garnered 16 All-America honors spread among 10 Razorbacks as announced Monday by the USTFCCCA. Nine of the Razorbacks’ 10 selections earned first-team accolades while six student-athletes picked up multiple All-America certificates. Arkansas capped its indoor season with a third-place finish at the 2015 NCAA Indoor Championships.
The Razorbacks’ list of All-Americans features two-time NCAA champion Omar McLeod who successfully defended his title in the 60-meter hurdles with a 7.45 collegiate record. Kemoy Campbell (5,000m) and Jarrion Lawson (long jump) had national runner-up finishes. Arkansas’ multiple All-Americans are Campbell, Lawson, McLeod, Kenzo Cotton, Stanley Kebenei and Marqueze Washington.
2015 USTFCCCA All-Americans
Kemoy Campbell – 3,000m, 5,000m
Kenzo Cotton – 4x400m, DMR
Austen Dalquist – DMR
Andrew Irwin – pole vault
Stanley Kebenei – DMR
Jarrion Lawson – 4x400m, long jump
Omar McLeod – 60m hurdles, 4x400m
Patrick Rono – DMR
Marqueze Washington – 4x400m
Stanley Kebenei – 3,000m
Clive Pullen – triple jump
Marqueze Washington – 400m
Finishers first through eighth in each event at the Division I Championships in Fayetteville were designated as First-Team All-America, the rest of the finishers were designated as members of the Second Team while qualifiers who did not finish or were disqualified from their event were designated Honorable Mention.
A tape-delay broadcast of the 2015 NCAA Indoor Championships will air Monday, March 23, starting at 6 p.m. on ESPNU. Dwight Stones and Larry Rawson will handle the play-by-play and commentary duties, respectively, with Jill Montgomery reporting from the track. Replays of day one and two are currently available on ESPN3 and through the WatchESPN app.
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