2019 NCAA DII Outdoor Track & Field All-America Honors
NEW ORLEANS – All-Americans for the 2019 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field season were announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Tuesday, following the conclusion of the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Kingsville, Texas.
Student-athletes earned First-Team USTFCCCA All-Americans honors by virtue of finishing among the top-eight in their respective events – including as a member of a relay team – at this past weekend’s outdoor championship meet.
Second-team selections were given to those athlete who finished in spots 9-12th in individual events. Ninth and tenth-place relay teams also earned the distinction.
Overall, 425 athletes earned First-Team All-American distinction while an additional 182 were named Second-Team All-America.
Grand Valley State and Lincoln (Mo.) led the country with a combined 23 First-Team All-American athletes. The Lakers had a nation-leading 18 women earn the honor with five coming on the men’s side. The Blue Tigers, who won the women’s national title, were second with 15 female athletes earning the award and another eight doing so on the men’s side.
Ashland, the team that won the men’s national title, had 11 male athletes honored.
Angelo State, the team that finished runner-up in the men’s standings by just one point, had the most men earn First-Team All-America honors with 15.
While 15 athletes earned at least three First-Team All-American selections, only two were able to do so across four events: Myles Pringle of Ashland and Rene Medley of Lincoln (Mo.). Pringle won an individual national title in the 400, finished fourth in the 200, seventh in the high jump and was a member of the runner-up 4×400 relay team. Medley won individual national titles in the 100 and 200 and was a member of the first-place 4×100 and 4×400 relay teams.
See below for a full list of all of the athletes who were named NCAA Division II All-America by the USTFCCCA.