NMU athletes honored by the USTFCCCA

Courtesy of NMU Athletics/USTFCCCA

MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University student-athletes Cheyenne Stewart and Christina Toogood earned U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-America honors for the 2014 indoor season based on their performance at this past weekend’s NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Stewart placed eighth in the triple jump with a jump of 40-7, a personal best and an NMU school record while Toogood finished seventh in the 800-meter with a time of 2:11.89 at the NCAA Championships.

Those student-athletes who finished among the top eight in their individual or relay events earned USTFCCCA All-America honors. USTFCCCA membership by their program is required for the award.

The GLIAC topped the total All-Americans by conference list with and 42 on the women’s side.