Twenty-Two Mountain West Student-Athletes Earn All-America Honors at 2012 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

June 12, 2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced today the individuals who earned All-America accolades at the 2012 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa., last week. Twenty-two Mountain West student-athletes were among those honored.

Overall, there were nine men and 13 women MW student-athletes honored as All-Americans. Below is a complete list of Mountain West individuals who captured 2012 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field All-America honors.

2012 Outdoor Track & Field All-Americans

Men
Cale Simmons, Air Force, Jr., Pole Vault*
Jim Walmsley, Air Force, Sr., 3000 Steeplechase
Kurt Felix, Boise State, Sr., Decathlon*
Trevor Brown, Colorado State, So., 110 Hurdles
Floyd Ross, New Mexico, Jr., Triple Jump*
Ramone Bailey, TCU, Fr., 4x100 Relay
Mark Barnes, TCU, Sr., 4x100 Relay
Skye Dawson, TCU, RS So., 4x100 Relay
Charles Silmon, TCU, Jr., 4x100 Relay; 100 Meters*

Women
Emma Bates, Boise State, So., 5000 Meters
Nicole Peters, Colorado State, Sr., 3000 Steeplechase
Ruth Senior, New Mexico, Sr., 3000 Steeplechase
Sarah Waldron, New Mexico, Sr., 10,000 Meters*
Whitney Ashley, San Diego State, Sr., Shot Put; Discus*
Kelsy Hintz, San Diego State, Jr., Pole Vault
Allison Reaser, San Diego State, So., Heptathlon*
Shanieka Thomas, San Diego State, So., Triple Jump*
Chaniqua Corinealdi, TCU, Jr., 4x100 Relay; 100 Meters
Whitney Gipson, TCU, Sr., 4x100 Relay; Long Jump*
Veronica Jones, TCU, So., 4x100 Relay
Lorraine Ugen, TCU, Fr., 4x100 Relay
Amanda Bingson, UNLV, Sr., Hammer*

*First-team selections