Embrace The Championship: 19 NE10 Student-Athletes Set to Compete at NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Embrace The Championship: 19 NE10 Student-Athletes Set to Compete at NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships




Student-Athletes Representing Eight Different Institutions to Compete in Charlotte 

MANSFIELD, Mass. - 19 student-athletes representing the Northeast-10 Conference  will compete at the 2018 NCAA Division II Men's and Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships. A total of 754 participants, 377 men and 377 women, will compete in the championships. Student-athletes qualified for the championships by reaching the automatic and provisional standards established for each event.

The complete list of NE10 student-athletes competing is listed below along with their qualifying mark in their respective events. Eight different conference members will have at least one student-athlete competing, representing ten different NE10 programs. Southern Connecticut's Destiney Coward, pictured, will be competing in two events at the event and will be looking to defend her title in the hammer throw

The championships will be held May 24-26 in Charlotte, North Carolina at the Irwin Belk Complex. Johnson C. Smith University will serve as the host of the championships. The championships will be streamed live on www.NCAA.com each day. 

Men's Competitors
800 Meters
Dage Minors, Franklin Pierce 1:48.99
Ackeen Colley, American International 1:49.66
Hugo Arlabosse, Franklin Pierce 1:50.00 

110 Meter Hurdles 
Yakabu Ibrahim, Southern Connecticut 13.87
Ruvens Exantus, Southern Connecticut 14.25
400 Meter Hurdles 
Chad Miller, American International 51.21
Triple Jump 
Oghenefejiro Onakpoma, Southern Connecticut 15.44m
Holt Sihvonen, Bentley 62.68m
John Braga, Merrimack 7064
Women's Competitors
10,000 Meter 
Antonia Pagliuca, Assumption 35:25.94
100 Hurdles 
Briana Burt, Southern Connecticut 13.78
400 Hurdles 
Riley Knebes, New Haven 59.25
High Jump 
Victoria Major, Adelphi 1.72m
Pole Vault 
Alison Tobin, Stonehill 3.89m
Triple Jump 
Dana Bramble, American International 12.75m
Dahsia Middlebrooks, American International 12.31m
Shot Put 
Destiney Coward, Southern Connecticut 14.40m
Hammer Throw 
Destiney Coward, Southern Connecticut 66.23m
Abigail Jones, Assumption 4970

The NE10 is an association of 15 diverse institutions serving student-athletes across 24 NCAA Division II sports. Together we build brilliant futures by embracing the journey of every student-athlete. 

Each year, 4,500 student-athletes compete in conference championships, making the NE10 the largest DII conference in the country in terms of sport sponsorship. Leading the way in the classroom, on the field and within the community, the NE10 is proud of its comprehensive program and the experience it provides student-athletes.