Sanele Masondo was named the National Men’s Track Athlete of the Year for the 2023 NJCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field season. Masondo, who hails from Kwazulu Natal, South Africa, swept the 5000 and 10,000 meters at the 2023 NJCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships with times of 14:28.80 and 30:26.35, respsectively. During the regular season, Masondo was ranked first nationally in the 5000 (14:01.99) and second nationally in the 10,000 (30:20.59). In NJCAA history, his 14:01.99 makes Masondo No. 3 all-time in the 5000.