NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Augusta University men's track and field team landed four student-athletes on the 2017 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field All-Region team. The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the All-Region team on Tuesday and junior Taylor Coxwell and sophomores Daniel Broadhead, Anderson Constant, and Kudakwashe Nyahuma represent the Jaguars.
Coxwell earned the award for the decathlon, Broadhead the steeplechase, Constant the 100 meter hurdles, and Nyahuma for the 100 meter dash.
Coxwell (Atlanta, Ga.) was a Peach Belt All-Conference selection after taking first place in the decathlon at the PBC Championships. This season he set the new school record in the shot put, javelin, and decathlon. He competed in 47 events on the year and took first place 11 times with 31 top-five finishes.
Broadhead (Jesup, Ga.) picked up his second All-Region accolade this year after earning the honor for cross country season as well. Broadhead posted the best steeplechase time in school history with a 9:15.46 mark to earn Peach Belt All-Conference honors following the 2017 PBC Championships. Broadhead logged competition in 14 events and had nine top-10 finishes with two first-place showings.
Constant (McDonough, Ga.) competed in 22 events this season and carded 14 top-10 finishes and 13 top-five finishes. He was named Peach Belt All-Conference and set two new school records at the PBC Championships in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 14.77 and in the 4x100 meter relay in 41.79.
Nyahuma (Harare, Ziimbabwe) was named Peach Belt All-Conference for both the 100 meter dash and the 4x100 meter relay team. He set a new school record in both events this season and competed in 26 events total with 21 top-five finishes.
A total of 671 men from 144 different institutions made up the 913 men's All-Region honors. Southern Connecticut led the way with 27 All-Region honorees, while Lincoln (Mo.) followed them with 23. Angelo State and Texas A&M-Commerce tied for the 3rd most with 22 each. Ashland and Chico State had 20 each, as well.
Two men's athletes in Academy of Art's Mobolade Ajomale and Ashland's Myles Pringle earned 5 All-Region honors each. Ajomale starred in the 100, 200 and 400 meter races, in addition to taking part in the 4×100 and 4×400 relay teams. Pringle's honors came in the 200 and 400 meter races, the 4×100 and 4×400 relays and the high jump.
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