Burrell, Collins Earn All-America Honors
March 17, 2014
HOUSTON –LeShon Collins and Cameron Burrell have earned All-America honors for the 2014 indoor season the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced Monday afternoon.
Burrell was awarded first-team All-America honors after placing sixth in the men’s 60-meter dash at the NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships in Albuquerque, N.M., this past weekend.
The freshman standout ran a time of 6.63 during the 60m finals and a record-setting 6.54 in the prelims. Burrell once again broke his own school record and personal record at his first indoor national meet.
Collins was awarded second-team All-America honors for placing ninth in the men’s 60m dash during the national meet last weekend. He ran a 6.65 (6.644) during the prelims, just missing the finals by one hundredth of a second.
First-team honors were given to those who placed in the championships’ top eight in an event or were a member of an eight-person final. Second team honors were earned by those who finished between ninth and 16th place. In addition, 14 men and four women earned honorable mention honors.