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NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships: Noles Claim All-American Honors in 14 Events, Four Medals

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Florida State’s track and field team has wrapped up the NCAA Outdoor Championships over a 4-day event in Eugene, Oregon. The men’s team ended its season on Friday night while the women ended their season and the FSU athletic year on Saturday.

As a team, the FSU men finished in a solid 11th place with 25 points. The Seminoles earned All-American honors for seven different events and three of those included junior sprinter Andre Ewers.

Ewers narrowly missed an individual national championship in the 200 meters, finishing .01 seconds behind champion Divine Oduduru of Texas Tech. Ewers had to settle for silver, but claimed a bronze in the 100 meters and was part of a 4-by-100 relay team that finished in fifth place. Other members of that team included Darryl Haraway, Keniel Grant and Darryl Gay.

Freshman Trey Cunningham and senior Austin Droogsma also claimed first-team All-American honors. Cunningham finished fourth in the 110-meter hurdles. Droogsma claimed a seventh-place finish in the shot put. Here’s a complete look at FSU men’s athletes who claimed All-American honors:

The FSU women finished in a tie for 14th place with 18 points. Freshman Lauri Paredes claimed a bronze medal for the javelin while Cortney Jones, a sophomore, did likewise in the 100-meter hurdles.

Freshman Ka’Tia Seymour notched a fourth-place finish in the 200 meters and a ninth-place finish in the 100 meters. Seymour and Jones were also part of a 4-by-100 relay team that claimed eight place, along with Shauna Helps and Jayla Kirkland. Here’s a look at the complete list of FSU women’s athletes who claimed All-American honors:

Georgia managed to take the team national championship on the men’s side in Eugene with 52 points. It settled for second on the women’s side, also with 52 points — one less than national champion USC. Stanford finished third on the women’s side ahead of Kentucky and Florida. Behind the Bulldogs on the men’s side was Florida, Houston and USC.

Mike Ferguson is the editor of The Daily Nole. Follow Mike on Twitter @MikeWFerguson

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