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Women's Outdoor Track & Field - Sat, May 13, 2017
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INDIANAPOLIS - The Marian men's and women's track and field teams made quite a haul in the All-Crossroads League teams as the men's team had 17 honored and the women's team had 13 honored. Head coach Michael Holman was named the Coach of the Year for both sides.

To earn all-league honors, an individual or relay team had to finish in the top three of the event at the Crossroads League Championships. For the men, Moussa Conde was named All-Crossroads in six different events, including first place finishes in the 200, 4x100 and 4x400 meter relay. DeVohn Jackson won the 100, while Jeremy Shupperd placed third in the 110 meter hurdles. In the 200, Sogo Akinyosoye joined Conde by finishing second, while Marcus Griffin was second in the 400 meter hurdles.

In the distance events, Presley Martin finished first in the 800, continuing his run of excellence in the event. Isaak Haas took first in the 1,500 meters and then finished second in the 10,000. Gabe Ocasio finished third in the 3,000 meter steeplechase.

Two relay teams earned all-league honors. The 4x100 team was made up of Akinyosoye, Conde, Jackson and Richard Von Behr. The 4x400 team of Conde, Aaron MurrayMychal Vinson and Zach Sneiderwine finished first as well. In the field events, Emil Belmontes won the high jump, while Drezden Johnson took third in the javelin. Conde finished second in the pole vault and Clayton Wilson was behind in third.

For the women, Lateefah Birks was named all-conference in the 100, 200, 4x100 and 4x400. Meike Paulick finished second in the 110 meter hurdles. Raven Gibson took third in the 400 and Kylee Kasper finished third in the 400 meter hurdles. In the distance events, Brittany Sharp finished third in the 10,000 meters and Kiersten Schrope took first place in the 3,000 meter steeplechase. 

All three relay teams earned a top three spot as the 4x100 team of Birks, Natalia FontTamia Mills and Kyndal Herring finished first. The 4x400 meter relay team of Birks, Olivia Koehl, Schrope and Gibson finished second and the 4x800 team of Koehl, Schrope, Anna Dudley and Rachel Dever finished second as well.

In the field events, Paulick was second in the high jump, Sarah Corbin finished second in the discus and Karen Jones won the javelin. Your online source for Marian Athletics, tickets, multimedia, Knight merchandise, photos and more.