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Rowan's University Athletes Rowe and Sturdivant Receive Indoor Track All-America Honors

 

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Rowan indoor track athletes Angel Rowe and Myiah Sturdivant were awarded All-America honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Area sports 1Association (USTFCCCA).

The 2020 indoor championships were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The USTFCCA adopted the policy that selected individuals and relays for the NCAA Championships will be recognized as All-Americans.

“ I think it's a really good thing the association is doing,” said women’s track & field head coach Ringo Adamson.  “Considering all of the things that happened to them, not being able to compete in their meet and the outdoor season being cancelled, I think this is a very nice for them be recognized.  Angel Rowe came back from a serious injury and qualified for nationals.  That shows you the kind of person she is and how dedicated Angel is to her sport.  Myiah Sturdivant has a way of stepping up for big meets like this and I think she was ready to unleash a good one.”

Rowe qualified for the NCAA Championships in the triple jump and Sturdivant was to compete in the 400 meters.  It was the fourth straight season Rowe advanced to the indoor national championships and the first for Sturdivant.  Rowe was ranked 16thamong the 20 qualifiers.  She had a season best of 38’ 2.75” (11.65 m) for second place at the Fastrack Last Chance Meet.  Sturdivant made nationals with a time of 58.2, which was 16th overall.  Her performance took first at the Fastrack Last Chance Meet.  

At the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Championships, Rowe took second in the triple jump (37’ 6”, 11.43 m) for All-Conference second team honors.  She was also named to the USTFCCCA All-Atlantic Region team.  Sturdivant finished third (59.34) in the 400 meters at the conference meet and received NJAC honorable mention.  Rowe took fourth (38’ 1.25”, 11.61 m) at the All-Atlantic Region Championships and Sturdivant came in fourth (58.63).  

This indoor season, Rowan took second place at the NJAC Championships and finished fifth at the All-Atlantic Region Championships.  

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