March 2, 2012

Track and Field Athletes Named All-Region

MARQUETTE, Mich. – Five Wildcats, from the No. 14-ranked Northern Michigan indoor track and field team, were named selected All-Region by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Three of the All-Region selections will represent NMU at the upcoming NCAA Championships.

Senior Catherine Angeli was selected All-Region in the 200-meter dash, senior Bailey Franklin in the high jump and triple jump, sophomore Jamie Roberts in the pole vault, redshirt freshman Sherice Hewett in the triple jump and freshman Angelina Howard in the 60-meter dash.

Roberts, Franklin and Hewett qualified for the 2012 NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships next Friday (March 9) and Saturday (March 10). The meet will be held at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

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