NEW ORLEANS – National Athletes and Coaches of the Year for the 2018 NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field season were announced Wednesday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
These awards were voted on by USTFCCCA member coaches based on performances both at this past weekend's NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships as well as performances throughout the entire regular season.
MEN'S TRACK ATHLETE OF THE YEAR – Myles Pringle, Ashland
Pringle had a historic performance in Pittsburg, Kansas, last weekend, posting the NCAA Division II all-time, all-conditions 400 time of 45.93 for a national title. The junior from Cincinnati was also responsible for eight points in the 200 (20.96) and another two points in the 4×400 (3:10.44), bringing his point total to 20. During the regular season, Pringle owned the top NCAA Division II time in the 400 at 46.42, an event in which he also won a conference title. Pringle becomes the second athlete from Ashland to pick up NCAA Division II Men's Indoor Track Athlete of the Year honors, joining Drew Windle (2013-14).