24 Alabama Track & Field Student-Athletes Earn All-America Honors at NCAA Outdoor Championships
Twenty-four Alabama track & field student-athletes received All-America honors, including 21 first- and second-team performers, at the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships which took place June 7-10 at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.
First-team honorees for the men were freshman Will Allen (4x400-meter relay), sophomore Skyler Bowden (4x400-meter relay), senior Steven Gayle (400 meters, 4x400-meter relay), junior Jereem Richards (200 meters, 4x400-meter relay) and junior Ruebin Walters (110-meter hurdles).
Earning first-team recognition for the Tide women were senior Quanesha Burks (4x100-meter relay), freshman Symone Darius (4x100-meter relay), sophomore Stacey Destin (high jump), senior Diamond Gause (4x100-meter relay), freshman Takyera Roberson (4x100-meter relay) and senior Lakan Taylor (pole vault).
Men’s second-team honors went to Gayle (4x100-meter relay), Richards (4x100-meter relay), junior Tony Brown (100 meters, 4x100-meter relay), junior Alfred Chelanga (10,000 meters), sophomore Will Herrscher (pole vault), junior Terry Jernigan (4x100-meter relay), senior Antibahs Kosgei (10,000 meters), senior McLean Lipschutz (javelin) and senior Joe Williams (discus).
Women’s second-team recognition went to Burks (100 meters, long jump), Darius (4x400-meter relay), Gause (4x400-meter relay), Roberson (400 meters, 4x400-meter relay), junior Danielle McConnell (hammer throw), senior Domonique Williams (400, 4x400-meter relay) and freshman Samantha Zelden (javelin).
Earning honorable mention were seniors Klyvens Delaunay (triple jump) and Robbie Farnham-Rose (1,500 meters) for the men and junior Filippa Fotopoulou (long jump) for the women.
2017 Alabama Outdoor All-Americans
Will Allen, 4x400-Meter Relay
Skyler Bowden, 4x400-Meter Relay
Steven Gayle, 400 Meters
Steven Gayle, 4x400-Meter Relay
Jereem Richards, 200 Meters
Jereem Richards, 4x400-Meter Relay
Ruebin Walters, 110-Meter Hurdles
Tony Brown, 100 Meters
Tony Brown, 4x100-Meter Relay
Alfred Chelanga, 10,000 Meters
Steven Gayle, 4x100-Meter Relay
Will Herrscher, Pole Vault
Terry Jernigan, 4x100-Meter Relay
Antibahs Kosgei, 10,000 Meters
McLean Lipschutz, Javelin
Jereem Richards, 4x100-Meter Relay
Joe Williams, Discus
Klyvens Delaunay, Triple Jump
Robbie Farnham-Rose, 1,500 Meters
Quanesha Burks, 4x100-Meter Relay
Symone Darius, 4x100-Meter Relay
Stacey Destin, High Jump
Diamond Gause, 4x100-Meter Relay
Takyera Roberson, 4x100-Meter Relay
Lakan Taylor, Pole Vault
Quanesha Burks, 100 Meters
Quanesha Burks, Long Jump
Symone Darius, 4x400-Meter Relay
Diamond Gause, 4x400-Meter Relay
Danielle McConnell, Hammer Throw
Takyera Roberson, 400 Meters
Takyera Roberson, 4x400-Meter Relay
Domonique Williams, 400 Meters
Domonique Williams, 4x400-Meter Relay
Samantha Zelden, Javelin
Filippa Fotopoulou, Long Jump