10 Student-Athletes Named All-Americans at NCAA Championships in Pittsburg, Kansas.
MANSFIELD, Mass. – Northeast 10 Conference student-athletes competed at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships this past weekend in Pittsburg, Kan., with 10 athletes from six different schools being named All-Americans for their outstanding performances.
Franklin Pierce’s CeCe Telfer, the Most Outstanding Women’s Track Performer at the NE10 Championship in mid-February, led the way – earning All-American honors in both the 60 meter hurdles and 200 meter. Her teammate, Hugo Arlabosse, earned recognition in the 800 meter.
Three athletes from AIC were named All-Americans – Serge Gilbert (60 meter hurdles), Benoit Campion (mile) and Dahsia Middlebrooks (triple jump) – the most among all NE10 programs. Southern Connecticut also had a pair of All-American athletes in Oghenefejiro Onakpoma (triple jump) and Terrell Patterson (mile).
Nine athletes recorded top-10 finishes over the weekend at the Robert W. Plaster Center, with a pair of fifth-place finishes from Arlabosse in the 800 meter and Campion in the mile.
Adelphi’s Victoria Major, AIC’s Dahsia Middlebrooks and Assumption’s Abigail Jones all earned Second Team All-American status, while Telfer won First Team All-America in the 60 meter hurdles and Second Team in the 200 meter.
Here is the complete list of NE10 All-Americans:
Benoit Campion (Mile) – AIC
Serge Gilbert (60M Hurdles) – AIC
Hugo Arlabosse (800M) – Franklin Pierce
CeCe Telfer (60M Hurdles) – Franklin Pierce
Oghenefejiro Onakpoma (Triple Jump) – So. Connecticut
Terrell Patterson (Mile) – So. Connecticut
Lucas Taxter (Mile) – Stonehill
Victoria Major (High Jump) - Adelphi
Dahsia Middlebrooks (Triple Jump) – AIC
Abigail Jones (Pentathlon) - Assumption
CeCe Telfer (200M) – Franklin Pierce
ABOUT THE NE10
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 of those student-athletes compete in conference championships in 24 sports, 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.