Eight From Men's Track Combine for 12 USTFCCCA All-Region Nods

Eight From Men's Track Combine for 12 USTFCCCA All-Region Nods

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NEW ORLEANS – Eight members of the Stevenson University men's outdoor track and field team earned U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Mideast All-Region honors for the 2017 season.  To be named all-region, and athlete must either be ranked in the top-5 of an individual event in their respective region according to the final TFRRS data or be part of top-3 relay team.

Leading the way for Stevenson is senior Devonte Williams, who will be in competition this week as the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championship in Geneva, Ohio.  Williams holds the top time in the region in the 100-meter dash (10.43 seconds) and the second-fastest time in the region in the 200 (21.33 seconds).  He was also a member of the Stevenson 4x100 relay team that posted a 41.57-second effort at the Penn Relays to finish second in the region, while the 4x400 squad that Williams was a part of at Penn Relays with a time of 3:18.57 was good for third in the region.

Also named All-Region for being on the 4x100 relay team were sophomores Tylor Bailey and Matt Riggins and freshman Aaron Holliday.  Riggins was also part of the 4x400 relay squad along with sophomore Colin Horne and freshman Iddriss Iddriss.

Sophomore Tevin Bailey earned All-Region accolades in the high jump with a 1.99-meter leap, good for third in the Mideast Region, while junior Kenneth Scott-Kelow was fifth in the region in the triple jump with a 14.19 meter effort at the Middle Atlantic Conference Championship.

The Stevenson men's track and field team had its best-ever finish at the MAC Championship, placing third, while it finished second at the recent ECAC Division III Championship.