Five Cougars receive All-America honors
PROVO, Utah – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced today that five members of the BYU men’s track and field team earned All-America honors at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Championships.
Curtis Carr, Victor Weirich and Jared Ward earned first-team All-America accolades by finishing in the top eight of their respective events at the Championships hosted by the University of Oregon. Carr ran a personal best in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (8:40.87) to place fourth, Weirich jumped a personal best in the pole vault (18 feet 2.5 inches) to finish fifth and Ward placed eighth in 10,000-meter run. The three scored all 10 of BYU’s points as the Cougars finished tied for 24th.
The men’s track and field program has now accumulated 210 outdoor All-Americans in its history.
To see a complete list of outdoor track and field All-American selections, visit www.ustfccca.org.
The USTFCCCA recognized 27 BYU men's track and field athletes with All-Academic honors on July 13.