Track & Field athletes receive All-American honors

Shanthamoi Brown, left, and Sophia Myers are two of 12 Blue Tigers selected to attend the 2023 NCAA Division II Indoor Championships being held March 10-11 in Virginia Beach, Va. Brown is a junior sprinter and Myers is a sophomore hurdler. Both are journalism majors. (Photo by Jordan Parker/Clarion News)

By Dan Carr/assistant AD for Media Relations

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Lincoln’s men’s and women’s indoor track & field teams combined to receive 11 All-American awards from the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

From the Lincoln women’s team, Sophia Myers and Shanette Allison each earned first team All-American honors in the 60m hurdles. Annalisa Barclay also received first team All-American accolades in the triple jump while Maria Diamond earned second team All-American status in the 400m.

Five members of the Lincoln men’s team earned All-American recognition, including Reuben Nichols and Kewani Campbell, each of whom claimed two All-American awards. Campbell took home first team All-American awards, while he, Nichols, Troy Whyte and Shanthamoi Brown all earned second team All-American recognition in the 4x400m relay. Rashane Bartlett garnered first team All-American honors in the 60m hurdles, Nichols was a second team All-American in the 400m.

Any athlete who scores a point by finishing in the top-eight at the NCAA Division II Championships earns first team All-American status, while athletes who finish ninth through 12th claim second team All-American recognition.

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