Track and Field: Ciesynski earns all-region honor
The honors keep coming in for senior Emily Ciesynski, as she was named All-Region in the women's 400-meter hurdles by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced May 19. This is the second All-Region award for Ciesynski, as she garnered the honor in 2018.
All region honors are awarded to the top five individuals from each of eight regions in each event in addition to members of the region's top three relay teams.
Ciesynski, a native of Blaine, qualified 2019 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the women's 400-meter hurdles and the women's 400-meter dash.
Heading into the championship meet, Ciesynski is seeded ninth in the women's 400-meter hurdles with her school record time of 1:01.71 and is seeded 21st in the women's 400-meter dash with her school record time of 57.06.
For each women's individual event contested, including the heptathlon, the top 22 declared student-athletes were accepted into the competition.
The championships will be held May 23-25 at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
The prelims of the women's 400-meter hurdles are set for Thursday, May 23, at 4:25 p.m. (EDT) and the prelims of the women's 400-meter dash are scheduled for Friday, May 24, at 3 p.m. (EDT).
The finals of the women's 400-meter dash and 400-meter hurdles are scheduled for Saturday, May 25, at 1:10 p.m. (EDT) and 2:15 p.m. (EDT), respectively.