Men's And Women's Track And Field Captures Five Conference Carolinas Major Awards

Men's And Women's Track And Field Captures Five Conference Carolinas Major Awards

Mount Olive, N.C. – Following the University of Mount Olive capturing both the men's and women's Conference Carolinas Outdoor Track & Field Championships, the individual All-Conference awards were announced by the conference office Friday.

Freshman Leah Hanle was named the 2016-17 Women's Track Athlete of the Year. Hanle tallied 26 of the 238.5 total points for the Trojans, earning a first-place finish in the 3000-meter steeplechase and second-place finishes in the 5k and 10k.

UMO swept the 2016-17 Male and Female Field Athletes of the Year honors as senior Nick Greyno and sophomore Hannah Glover earned the awards. Greyno captured the conference championship in the discus, while earning a pair of runner-up finishes in the hammer and shot put and a third-place finish in the javelin. Glover won the conference championship in the hammer and discus and a seventh-place finish in the javelin.

Freshman Taylor Moncrief was named Female Freshman of the Year following a fourth-place finish in the 100-meter hurdles and earning second team all-conference honors in the triple jump.

Director and Head Coach Matt van Lierop swept the Conference Carolinas Coach of the Year honors after leading the Trojans to both Conference Carolinas Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Full Conference Carolinas Release

Below is a list of Trojans who made the All-Conference Teams.

Name

Event

All-Conference Team Selection

Men

 
 

Guillermo Rendon

100m

2nd

 
 
 

Jonathan Dahlke

5000m

2nd

 
 
 

Pol Domenech-Ferrer

3000m Steeplechase

2nd

 

1500m

3rd 

 
 
 

Brady Deaner

3000m Steeplechase

3rd

 
 
 

Adam Craig

5000m

1st

 

10000m

1st

 
 
 

Daniel Francken

10000m

2nd

 

5000m 

3rd 

 
 
 

Montre Holmes

4x100m

3rd

 
 
 

Richard Fisher

800m

3rd

 
 
 

Fredric Lang

3000m Steeplechase

1st

 
 
 
 
 
 

Nick Greyno

Discus

1st

 

Shot Put

2nd

 

Hammer

2nd

 

Javelin

3rd

 
 
 

 Martin Bayles

 Pole Vault

1st 

 
 
 

Montae Myers

4x100m

3rd

 
 
 

Ash Hicks

4x100m

3rd

 
 
 

Darius McDaniel-Biddings

4x100m

3rd

 
 
 

Women

 
 

Alexis McNeil

100m

3rd

 

200m

3rd

 
 
 

Bailee Henry

800m

2nd

 
 
 

Leah Hanle

3000m Steeplechase

1st

 

5000m

2nd

 

10000m

2nd

 
 
 

Meredith Lorient

5000m

1st

 

1500m

3rd

 

10000m

3rd

 
 
 

Kelsey Valentine

10000m

1st

 

3000m Steeplechase

2nd

 

5000m  

3rd 

 
 
 

Malak Kafi

100m Hurdles

3rd

 
 
 

Mictasha Mickle

400m Hurdles

3rd

 

4x100m

3rd

 
 
 

Taylor Moncrief

Triple Jump

2nd

 
 
 

Hannah Glover

Discus

1st

 

Hammer

1st

 
 
 

Khadijah Kale

Hammer

2nd

 

Shot Put

3rd

 
 
 

Teyanna Dessaure

4x100m

3rd

 
 
 

Shacoria Mitchell

4x100m

3rd

 
 
 

Cyanni Wheeler

4x100m

3rd

 
 
 

De'Ja Aycock

High Jump

3rd

 
 
 

Laneeja Sheppard

Triple Jump

3rd