Third Place Razorbacks Net 9 USTFCCCA All-Americans
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The third-place University of Arkansas men’s track and field team has earned 16 All-America honors distributed among nine Razorbacks as announced Monday by the USTFCCCA. Seven of the program’s selections obtained first-team accolades, while four student-athletes acquired multiple All-America certificates. The Razorbacks concluded their outdoor season with a top three finish at the 2015 NCAA Outdoor Championships.
Arkansas’ list of All-Americans includes two-time NCAA champion Omar McLeod who claimed the 110-meter hurdle crown in a wind-assisted world-leading time of 13.01 following his first-leg performance on the 4×100-meter relay team placing first with a Hayward Field and program record of 38.47. Stanley Kebenei (3,000m steeplechase) and Jarrion Lawson (long jump) picked up the runner-up spot in their respective events. The Razorbacks’ multiple All-Americans are Kenzo Cotton, Lawson, McLeod, and Marqueze Washington, the quartet that posted top eight finishes in both the 4×100-meter and 4×400-meter events. Lawson was the only male athlete at the event to be named a four-time All-American.
2015 USTFCCCA All-Americans
Kemoy Campbell – 5,000m
Kenzo Cotton – 4x100m, 4x400m
Stanley Kebenei – 3,000m steeplechase
Jarrion Lawson – 100m, 4x100m, 4x400m, long jump
Omar McLeod – 110mH, 4x100m, 4x400m
Clive Pullen – triple jump
Marqueze Washington – 4x100m, 4x400m
Nathanael Franks – decathlon
Ken LeGassey – high jump
The top eight finishers in each event at the Division I Championships in Eugene were classified as First-Team All-America while 9-16 were classified as Second-Team. All remaining qualifiers were designated Honorable Mention.
The four-day meet was broadcast live on the ESPN family of networks. Replays of the entire championships are currently available on ESPN3 and through the WatchESPN app.
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