WTF Earns 13 All-NEC Selections
The Northeast Conference has announced the all-conference selections for indoor and outdoor track and field. The Central Connecticut women's track and field program earned 13 All-NEC selections across the indoor and outdoor seasons.
The Blue Devils earned eight all-conference nods during the indoor season with two first team selections, one second team and an impressive five all-rookie honors.
Junior high jumper Ronea Saunders claimed a First Team All-NEC honor after winning the event at the NEC Championship meet. The Blue Devils' first place DMR relay (Jazmin Booker, Melissa Wolliston, Taylor LePage, Brittany Mendelson) also claimed a first team nod for their victory.
Freshman Brittany Mendelson earned a Second Team All-NEC spot by finishing second in the mile. Mendelson also earned all-rookie honors for the event as the top freshman finisher.
CCSU claimed five All-NEC spots at the outdoor championships, including a second team selection for Saunders.
Saunders earned a Second Team All-NEC selection at the outdoor meet by finishing second in the high jump.
The Blue Devils also had four NEC All-Rookie selections. Truman earned rookie honors in the 200 meters and Mendelson earned an all-rookie nod for the 1,500 meters. Wolliston claimed all-rookie honors in a pair of events as she was the top freshman in the 100 and 400 meter hurdles.
High Jump - Ronea Saunders Central Connecticut Jr 1.73m
DMR - Central Connecticut - 12:23.82
Mile Brittany - Mendelson Central Connecticut Fr 5:02.03
60m - Sherise Truman, Fr. - 8.04
60 - Hurdles Melissa Wolliston, Fr. - 9.27
200m - Alleah Red, Fr. - 26.17
800m - Jazmin Booker, Fr. - 2:23.57
Mile - Brittany Mendelson, Fr. - 5:02.03
High Jump - Ronea Saunders, Jr. - 1.70m (5' 7")
200m - Sherise Truman, Fr. - 25.71
1500m - Brittany Mendelson, Fr. - 4:40.54
100H - Melissa Wolliston, Fr. - 15.25
400H - Melissa Wolliston, Fr. - 1:07.10