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Lenoir-Rhyne Track and Field Garners 23 All-Region Honors

Ahead of the 2024 Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships, the Lenoir-Rhyne men’s and women’s programs recorded 23 all-region selections. On the men’s side, there were 12 honorees while on the women’s side, there were 11 honorees, which was good enough for a tied for fourth across Division II.

Two of those women included Alexis Brown and Victoria Aransiola, who were announced as all-region for the 4×100-meter relay, the 4×400-meter relay, the 100-meter dash, and the 200-meter dash.

The other two participants to be selected from the 4×100-meter and 4×400-meter relays were Melody Jones and Holly Kone. In addition to being named to the relay teams, Jones was selected for the 100-meter hurdles while Kone was selected for the triple jump.

Another LR participant from the women’s side to be selected all-region for multiple events included Carolin Fuehren, who was a selection for the 800-meter and 1500-meter races.

In the women’s heptathlon, the Bears collected two participants with Mathilde Etienne and Miranda Marr. In the 2024 SAC Outdoor Championships, Marr recorded a second-place finish in the event while Etienne finished in fifth place.

On the track, Damyja Ortiz was an all-region selection in the 400-meter race while Sharonda Priester was listed all-region in the 400-meter hurdles. Meanwhile in the field, Pearl Ballard was picked as an all-region participant in the pole vault while Patricija Nemanyte was selected all-region for the high jump.

Flipping over to the men’s side, Clarence McGill led the way with three all-region selections. The sophomore from Corpus Christi, Texas, picked up nods in the 4×400-meter relay, 400-meter race and the 400-meter hurdles.

Also making the all-region team in 4×400-meter relay were Jacob Wadsworth, Bamidele Ajayi and Olawole Olanrewaju. While all three were also named all-region in the 400-meter race, Wadsworth was selected all-region in the long jump.

Staying with the track, Marcus Crumpler was also picked all-region in the 400-meter hurdles. Meanwhile, Sincere Sanders-Moss was a multiple all-region honoree with his name being listed in the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes.

For the men’s decathlon, the Bears had two all-region selections in Philip Stomne and Dion Enongene. The pair took the top two spots in the 2024 SAC Outdoor Championships with Stomne won the event while Enongene finished second.

Switching to the field, LR had three additional all-region selections. Nick Henriques, the junior from Acworth, Ga., was selected for the triple jump. Josh Wise, the senior from Portsmouth, England, was selected for the javelin throw. Lastly, Tylei Woolard, the freshman from Greensboro, N.C., was selected for the long jump.

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s and Women’s Track and Field will return to action for the 2024 Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The three-day event will begin on Thursday, May 23 in Emporia, Kan.

{Information provided by Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics}