Monday, June 13, 2011

USTFCCCA announces NCAA Division I All-America squads...

NEW ORLEANS--The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced its All America recipients for the 2011 NCAA Division I outdoor season.

Honors are awarded for performances at the final site of the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships occurring the previous weekend in Des Moines, Iowa.

Washington State University's outdoor first team All-Americans included NCAA 400 hurdles champ Jeshua Anderson, and javelin thrower Marissa Tschida.

The University of Washington's three first team All-Americans were NCAA pole vault champ Scott Roth, javelin thrower Kyle Nielsen, and 5000 meter runner Megan Goethals.

Athletes with Washington ties that earned first team All America honors from the USTFCCCA include Michael Berry (Rainier Beach HS) of Oregon in the 400; Jake Riley (Sehome) of Stanford in the 10000; Andrea Geubelle (Curtis HS) of Kansas in the triple jump; Sarah Pappas (attended University of Washington before transferring to Oklahoma) in the pole vault; Becca Friday (Bellingham) of Oregon in the 1500; and, Stephanie Marcy (Sequim) of Stanford in the 10000.

The complete first and second team All-America squads, plus those receiving honorable mentions are available here.

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