New Orleans, La. – Ten members of the Mesa track and field teams won All-America honors from the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for their performances at the recent NJCAA Division I National Championships.
Both teams were honored five times.
For the men the honorees were: Antwan Ross-Jones, 4th place high jump; Marcus Naisant, 5th place javelin; Eric Cochran, 8th place pole vault and Nikaeus Hale-Mercer who earned two awards, 5th place shot put, 6th place discus.
Despite many missing records from the early days, MCC has notched at least 559 All-Americans in track and field and produced a minimum of 89 individual national champions.
T-Bird track and field records can be found in the Mesa Athletic Record Book, linked here.