ACU won the men’s championship for the 17th consecutive year at the 2010 LSC meet with seven all-conference athletes. Angelo State won the women’s crown with the second-most points in the meet’s history for their second straight and fourth conference title behind the efforts of nine all-conference performers.
The list of all-conference performers includes the winner of each event at the conference meet, including all members of the winning relay teams, plus any athlete who scores at least 14 points at the meet. In all, 27 men and 28 women were recognized by the all-conference program
In addition to the announcement of All-LSC performers, the league recognized four student-athletes and two coaches with individual awards.
On the men’s side, ACU’s Amos Sang earned the Cap Shelton Award as Outstanding Male Track Athlete, while West Texas A&M’s Eldon Grimslid picked up the Oscar Strahan Award as Outstanding Male Field Athlete. Texas A&M-Kingsville’s Ryan Dall was named Men’s Track Coach of the Year.
ASU swept the women’s awards as Celethia Byrd claimed the Wes Kittley Award as Outstanding Female Track Athlete, Chrystal Ruiz won the David Noble Award as Outstanding Female Field Athlete and James Reid earned Women’s Track Coach of the Year honors for the fourth straight year.
The special awards were voted upon by the league coaches.
Many of the LSC track and field athletes are now preparing for the conclusion of the 2010 outdoor season with the NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Track & Field Championships, set for May 27-29 in Charlotte, N.C.
SPECIAL AWARDSOutstanding Male Track Athlete (Cap Shelton Award): Amos Sang, Abilene Christian
Outstanding Male Field Athlete (Oscar Strahan Award): Eldon Grimslid, West Texas A&M
Men’s Track & Field Coach of the Year: Ryan Dall, Texas A&M-Kingsville
Outstanding Female Track Athlete (Wes Kittley Award): Celethia Byrd, Angelo State
Outstanding Female Field Athletes (David Noble Award): Chrystal Ruiz, Angelo State
Women’s Track & Field Coach of the Year: James Reid, Angelo State