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32 Conference Athletes Tabbed USTFCCCA All-Region

32 Conference Athletes Tabbed USTFCCCA All-Region

USTFCCCA All-Region Release

The North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) had 32 student-athletes recognized as 2019 All-Great Lakes Region Outdoor Track & Field performers by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), announced on Monday, May 20.

To be named All-Region, an athlete must either be ranked in the top-five of an individual event in the region according to final TFRRS data or be part of a top-three relay team. 

12 conference men were named to the team, including Allegheny senior Matt Svetz (10,000) (Meadville, PA/Meadville); Denison freshman Esteban Sainz (Javelin)(Marathon, FL/Marathon); DePauw seniors Zach Batt (1,500)(Stafford, VA/North Stafford) & Paul Christian (5,000)(Glen Ellyn, IL/Glenbard West); Oberlin senior Hank Sinn (Hammer Throw)(Latty, OH/Wayne Trace) & sophomore Adriano Atallah (Decathlon)(New Rochelle, NY/Regis); Ohio Wesleyan junior Jayson Blankenship (Pole Vault)(Medina, OH/Medina); Wabash senior Dominic Patacsil (10,000)(West Lafayette, IN/West Lafayette), junior RaShawn Jones (110 Hurdles & 400 Hurdles)(Indianapolis, IN/Lawrence Central) & freshman Preston Whaley (Triple Jump)(Fort Worth, TX/Chisholm); Wooster senior David Westcott (Steeplechase)(Lake Forest, IL/Millbrook (NY)) & sophomore Matt Klonowski (800)(Lincolnshire, IL/Stevenson).

20 women also received all-region honors, including Allegheny seniors Emily Forner (5,000)(Beaver, PA/Beaver Area), Sarah Hevener (10,000)(Hilliard, OH/Hilliard Darby) and junior Tori Valachovic (400 Hurdles)(McDonald, PA/South Fayette); Oberlin senior Linnea Halsten (5,000 & 10,000)(Madison, WI/Madison East), juniors Maya English (Hammer Throw)(Chino Hills, CA/Ayala), Grace Finney (Pole Vault)(Grand Forks, ND/Grand Forks Central), Oona Jung-Beeman (Steeplechase)(Wilmette, IL/New Trier), Jasmine Keegan (Discus)(Maplewood, NJ/Columbia), Naeisha McClain (Shot Put)(Columbus, GA/Brookstone) & freshman Sarah Voit (Pole Vault)(Cincinnati, OH/Mcauley); Ohio Wesleyan senior Alyssa Acevedo (4x100)(Medina, OH/Medina), juniors Jaliyah Atkinson (4x100)(Columbus, OH/Groveport Madison), Morgan Freyhof (4x100)(West Liberty, OH/West Liberty), Tiffany Moore (High Jump)(Cleveland, OH/Euclid), Cirrus Robinson (High Jump)(Ashland, OH/Ashland), Megan Sievers (Long Jump)(Strongsville, OH/Strongsville) & freshman Julia Dickman (4x100)(Marysville, OH/Marysville); Wittenberg junior Alexis Gray (800)(Washington Court House, OH/Washington Court House) & sophomore Alexis Johnson (Triple Jump)(Southfield, MI/Roeper School); Wooster senior Carolyn Webster (High Jump, Long Jump & Heptathlon)(Fredricktown, OH/Fredricktown).