Florida Tech Freshmen Duo Named All-Americans By U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches
By Florida Tech // May 31, 2017
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Florida Tech freshmen Joshua Norville and Ondrej Rapp were announced as All-Americans by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for the 2017 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field season.
A total of 251 men claimed 301 All-American honors from 86 different institutions.
Student-athletes earned USTFCCCA First Team All-America status by virtue of finishing among the top-8 in their events at this past weekend’s NCAA DII Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Bradenton, Florida.
Second Team honors were bestowed upon those finishing 9th through 12th in individual events, as well as finishing in 9th or 10th as a member of a relay team.
Rapp raked in USTFCCCA First Team All-America honors after finishing seventh overall in the long jump finals at the NCAA Championships with a distance of 7.45m.
Norville was named a Second Team All-American following a 12th-place result in the long jump with a mark of 7.03m.
The pair is the first members of the men’s track & field program to be recognized as All-Americans.
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