NEW ORLEANS, La. – Fifteen (8 men, 7 women) Alaska Anchorage Seawolves were among 1,061 student-athletes that have earned a total of 1,574 U.S. Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association All-Region honors, announced on Monday.
Just one of 12 student-athletes out of 555 men to register four or more honors was junior Micah Chelimo. Chelimo, from Kapkio, Kenya, earned the All-region distinction in the mile, 3,000 meters, 5,000 meters and the distance medley relay.
Leading the UAA women with a team-high three honors was junior Susan Tanui. The Eldoret, Kenya, local was honored in the mile, 3K and 5K.
Receiving two honors were Dylan Anthony (3K, 5K), Joe Day (800m, DMR), Ethan Hewitt (400m, DMR), Alfred Kangogo (mile, DMR), Kevin Rooke (3K, 5K) on the men’s side, while Ruth Keino (3K, 5K) furnished two on the women’s side.
The top five from each region in individual events and each member of a relay ranked in the region’s top three have earned the All-region distinction for this season.