TALLAHASSEE, Florida – Florida State Senior Trey Cunningham was chosen on Thursday by the US Cross Nation and Monitor Coaches Affiliation (USTFCCCA). He’s joined by South Area Ladies’s Assistant Coach of the 12 months, Kelly Phillips. These awards are voted on by USTFCCCA member coaches and honor coaches and athletes from every of the 9 areas.
“Trey definitely deserves the title of South Area Monitor Athlete of the 12 months,” stated head coach Bob Braman. “He has been the dominant observe athlete within the area this whole 12 months.
Cunningham, who’s now a two-time South Area Indoor Monitor Athlete of the 12 months after profitable the award in 2020, has dominated the observe this season. He went undefeated within the 60-meter hurdles and this 12 months grew to become the primary man to win 4 straight ACC hurdles titles. He additionally maintained his nationwide No.1 rank and nonetheless maintains his place on Bowerman’s indoor watch listing. Cunningham will be a part of 15 of his teammates to compete within the NCAA Indoor Championships on March 11 and 13, the place he’ll look to maintain his season undefeated.
Coach Kelly Phillips wins her Southern Area Ladies’s Assistant Coach of the 12 months award after teaching a powerful distance program this season.
“I am actually excited for Coach Phillips. She really deserves to be named the South Area Assistant Coach of the 12 months. His girls have been a part of the ACC class this season, together with his ACC medley distance report. It is outstanding for her to have 4 distance occasions represented on the nationwide championships, ”stated Braman.
His distance medley relay workforce set an ACC and college report with a time of 10: 57.24. Her athletes have been additionally a giant contributor to ladies profitable the CCA crown. Jodie Judd and Yasmine Abbes received gold and silver within the ladies’s mile whereas Maudie Skyring and Alyson Churchill ran the NCAA qualifying instances to take silver and bronze within the ladies’s 3,000-meter. In complete, Coach Phillips has 4 lengthy distance athletes heading to Fayetteville, Arkansas for the Nationwide Indoor Championships the place they hope to make a splash and win the large level Seminoles once more.
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