Bermudians Make First Team All-American

March 15, 2012

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association have awarded three Bermudian track and field athletes All-America certificates following the weekend’s NCAA Indoor Championships.

Georgia Senior Aaron Evans was one of three athletes who brought First Team honors back to Athens. Evans, a Devonshire, Bermuda, native who was seeded ninth coming into the meet, managed a fourth-place finish in the 800-meter run after clocking a 1:48.95.

This is Evans’ second First Team All-America certificate after he finished third at the 2010 NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore.

Stanford’s Arantxa King was awarded for Long Jump. King was fifth with a leap of 21-0. It is the second All-America honor of King’s career.

Clemson’s Jasmine Brunson, also garnered first-team All-America accolades for the 2012 indoor season. Brunson placed eighth in the Women’s Triple Jump. Brunson is the third straight Clemson student to earn first-team All-America honors in the Triple Jump, following Patricia Mamona (2010) and April Sinkler (2011).

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