George Mason junior Lavell Handy and William & Mary senior Jon Grey earned second team All-America honors to highlight the performances of CAA student-athletes at the NCAA Track and Field Championships last weekend in Des Moines, Iowa.
Handy placed 12th in the triple jump with a leap of 15.71m, while Grey finished 15th in the 10,000 meters with a time of 29.35.30. It was the first All-America honor for Handy, while Grey became the fourth athlete in Tribe history to earn All-America status in three different sports (cross country, indoor track and outdoor track).
In other CAA men’s track and field action, Mason junior David Verburg placed 18th in the 400 meters with a time of 46.15 and Northeastern freshman Eric Jenkins was 19th in the 1500 meters with a time of 3:51.21. The Patriots’ 4X400 relay team of Ja-Vell Bullard, George Empty, Nick Vaughn and Verburg placed 17th with a performance of 3:09.31 and Mason’s 4X100 relay team of Bullard, Rachaunn Ruffin, Adrian Vaughn and Nick Vaughn was 20th with an effort of 40.48.
On the women’s side, George Mason sophomore Mandissa Marshall finished 19th in the pole vault after clearing 3.90 meters and Georgia State junior Angelia Nugent placed 19th in the triple jump with a leap of 12.42m.