The track and field team is heading to the 2014 NCAA East Preliminary Round from May 29-31 in Jacksonville, Fla., for a chance to qualify for the NCAA National Championships.
Richard Collingwood and Felice Johnson were among the 24 honorees.
Golden Eagles claim eight top eight finishes
SOUTHERN MISS RECORD HOLDER IN THE DISCUS - 178'2"
Shot Put - 58'10.25'' (indoor)
Shot Put - 55'5'' (outdoor)
Discus - 178'2'' (outdoor)
Redshirt Senior (OUTDOOR): Named to the C-USA All-Academic Team ... Recorded a season-best throw of 175' in the discus ... Had the top eight performances in the discus ... Recorded six top eight finishes ... NCAA East Preliminary qualifier ... Also competed in the shot ... Placed fourth at the C-USA Championship ... Recorded a personal- and season-best mark of 55'5" in the shot put ... Senior (INDOOR): Recorded a personal-best throw of 58'10.25" in the shot ... Posted five, top-eight finishes ... Placed third at the C-USA Meet ... (OUTDOOR): Did not compete during the outdoor season ... Junior (INDOOR): Recorded a season-best throw of 52'8" in the shot ... Tallied five top five finishes ... (OUTDOOR): Named to the C-USA All-Academic Team ... Recorded a personal and school record mark in the discus with a throw of 178'2" ... Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in the discus and finished 11th to advance to the NCAA National Championship ... Was fifth at the C-USA Championship ... Registered four, top-five finishes ... Sophomore (INDOOR): Produced a personal best throw of 53'0" in the shot put ... Placed eighth at the C-USA Meet ... Finished first at the LSU Twilight Meet ... Recorded three top eight finishes ... (OUTDOOR): Conference USA All-Academic Team ... Had a personal best throw of 53'1.50" in the shot put and 167'3" in the discus ... Finished seventh in the shot at the C-USA Meet ... Was fourth at the C-USA Meet in the discus ... Posted five top eight finishes in the discus ... Freshman (INDOOR): Finish in seventh place in the shot at the LSU Purple Tiger meet ... Competed in four events ... (OUTDOOR): Had three top-10 finishes in five events in the shot including a third place finish in the Southern Miss Invitational ... Competed in four events in the discus with three top-five finishes including a second place finish at the Golden Eagle Classic ... Threw a season-best 158'9'' at the C-USA Championships and finished in fourth place ... High School: Attended Queen's Royal College where he competed in throws ... Personal: Son of Erma and Junior Collingwood ... An accounting major
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