(INDIANAPOLIS) – With the conclusion of the NCAA Division II Championships in Kansas, the Great Midwest Athletic Conference announced the official all-conference selections and year-end award winners.
The conference recognized men's and women's track athletes of the year, men's and women's field athletes of the year, the coaches of the year and a men's and women's freshman of the year. For the Walsh Cavaliers, they landed 10 men and six women on the All-G-MAC teams.
All voting for the awards, different from athletes of the meet presented at Hillsdale, was conducted by the league's coaches. The top three place winners of each event at the Great Midwest Indoor Championships landed on either the first, second or third team all-conference team.
MEN'S ALL-CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM SELECTIONS:
Mark Hadley – 5000m, 3000m
MEN'S ALL-CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM SELECTIONS:
Andrew Dowdell – Pole Vault
Marcus Myers – Weight Throw
Lane Knoch – 60m Hurdles
MEN'S ALL-CONFERENCE THIRD TEAM SELECTIONS:
Jacob Kernell – DMR
Brandyn Neal – DMR
Solomon Yoder – DMR
Jacob Caniford – DMR
Dante Penza – Shot Put
Steven Kapes – 3000m
WOMEN'S ALL-CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM SELECTIONS:
Andra Lehotay – DMR, Mile
Jetaiya Smith – DMR, 400m
Tori Reeves – DMR
Sarah Berger – DMR, Mile, 800m
Kaitlyn Barber – Pole Vault
WOMEN'S ALL-CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM SELECTIONS:
Amanda Rodgers – Pentathlon