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20 LEC Athletes Garner USTFCCCA Outdoor All-Region Honors



NEW ORLEANS - A total of 20 Little East Conference (LEC) student-athletes received 33 combined All-Region honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for the 2018 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field season. The top-5 individuals in each event from each region earn USTFCCCA All-Region distinction, in addition to each of the members of the region's top-3 relay teams.

There are a total of 13 athletes from five LEC men's programs earned 16 All-Region honors, while on the women's side a total of seven athletes from two programs earned 17 All-Region honors.

Keene State- Men
Jared Hannon – Long Jump (2nd, 7.06m)

UMass Boston- Men
Bless Amedoadzo – 4x100 Relay (1st, 41.15)
Virgil Harrell III – Long Jump (5th, 6.95m)
Garth Miriyoga – 4x100 Relay (1st, 41.15)
Dominic Nda – 4x100 Relay (1st, 41.15), 100-Meter Dash (1st, 10.57)
Stefan Powell – 4x100 Relay (1st, 41.15)

UMass Boston Women
Lexy Bean – 4x100 Relay (1st, 47.35), 4x400 Relay (2nd, 3:50.95)
Olivia Burnes – 4x400 Relay (2nd, 3:50.95)
Taylor Driggers – 4x100 Relay (1st, 47.35), 4x400 Relay (2nd, 3:50.95), Long Jump (3rd, 5.77m), Triple Jump (1st, 12.14m)
Abigail Jean-Baptiste – 4x100 Relay (1st, 47.35)
Wadeline Jonathas – 4x100 Relay (1st, 47.35), 4x400 Relay (2nd, 3:50.95), 100-Meter Dash (1st, 11.24), 200-Meter Dash (1st, 23.14), 400-Meter Dash (1st, 53.18), Long Jump (1sr, 6.15m)

UMass Dartmouth- Men
Jordan Entwistle – Javelin (3rd, 66.34m)
Moisse Irizarry – 110-Meter Hurdles (5th, 14.75)
Jared Louf-Woods – Hammer (1st, 62.45m), Shot Put (1st, 16.81m)
George Papoulis – 800-Meter Run (1st, 1:50.03)
Steve Tencati – Javelin (2nd, 66.49m)

Plymouth State- Men
Sam Brunnette – 3,000-Meter Steeplechase (2nd, 9:04.85), 5,000-Meter Run (5th, 14:41.22)

Southern Maine- Men
Drew Gamage – Triple Jump (5th, 14.45m)

Southern Maine Women
Emily Close – Heptathlon (3rd, 4469 points)
Adela Kalilwa – Triple Jump (3rd, 11.77m)
Jhanel Potts – 100-Meter Dash (3rd, 12.14)