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Black, Williamson lead 9 Cardinals honored by USTFCCCA

Black, Williamson lead 9 Cardinals honored by USTFCCCA

UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. – The USTFCCCA announced its All-Region postseason awards for the 2021 outdoor track & field season with several Saginaw Valley State University men's and women's athletes being honored by the association.

Fresh off his Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Field Athlete of the Year award, Sam Black continued to pile up the hardware with the 2021 USTFCCCA NCAA DII Midwest Region Field Athlete of the Year award.

In addition to being named the 2021 Midwest Region Field Athlete of the Year, freshman Cheyenne Williamson was named to the All-Region Team seven times. She is the first SVSU women's athlete to win the Midwest Region Field Athlete of the Year.

In total, nine SVSU athletes combined to earn 22 Midwest All-Region Team honors, including 16 for the women and six for the men.

On the men's side, Black and CarLee Stimpfel each took home two All-Region awards. In addition to Williamson's haul, Lauren Huebner added four honors, while Morgan Fuerst and Alona Olshevska each garnered two.

SVSU members of the USTFCCCA NCAA DII All-Region Team:

Men:

Decathlon, Sam Black

High Jump, Sam Black

Javelin, Trevin Phillips

5000 Meters, CarLee Stimpfel

10,000 Meters, CarLee Stimpfel

Long Jump, Casey Williams

Women:

800 Meters, Morgan Fuerst

4x400 Relay, Morgan Fuerst

Heptathlon, Lauren Huebner

100 Meter Hurdles, Lauren Huebner

400 Meter Hurdles, Lauren Huebner

4x400 Relay, Lauren Huebner    

Steeplechase, Jenna Keiser

400 Meters, Alona Olshevska

4x400 Relay, Alona Olshevska

Heptathlon, Cheyenne Williamson

Long Jump, Cheyenne Williamson

High Jump, Cheyenne Williamson

100 Meters, Cheyenne Williamson

100 Meter Hurdles, Cheyenne Williamson

200 Meters, Cheyenne Williamson

4x400 Relay, Cheyenne Williamson

The 2021 season concludes next week with the NCAA DII Outdoor Track & Field National Championships hosted by Grand Valley State University May 27-29 in Allendale, Mich.