Angela Mercurio finished 12th in the the triple jump to earn second-team All-America honors.
Photo by Scott Bruhn/Nebraska Communications

Two Huskers Earn Second-Team All-America Honors

By NU Athletic Communications

EUGENE, Ore. - Nebraska track and field student-athletes Angela Mercurio and Petra Luteran earned second-team All-America honors on the final day of the NCAA Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field. 

Mercurio finished 12th in the triple jump with an opening mark of 43-1 1/2 (13.14m). It was the junior's first appearance at nationals and marked her first career All-America honor.

Luteran, a freshman, also earned her first All-America honor with a tie for 16th in the high jump. Luteran cleared 5-10 (1.78m) on her third attempt after clearing the opening bar, 5-8 (1.73m), in one try. 

A total of 16 Husker student-athletes earned All-America honors throughout the week, including first-team All-American Cody Walton in the decathlon. 

Nebraska's NCAA Championships Finishers
USTFCCCA First-Team All-Americans
Cody Walton, Decathlon - 7,813 (7th)

USTFCCCA Second-Team All-Americans
Tierra Williams, Long Jump - 20-9 1/4 (6.33m) (9th)

Toni Tupper, Shot Put - 54-7 1/4 (16.64m) (10th)
4x400-Meter Relay (Andy Neal, Jake Bender, Drew Wiseman, Sam Bransby) - 3:04.98 (11th)
Angela Mercurio, Triple Jump - 43-1 1/2 (13.14m) (12th)
Isaiah Griffith, Long Jump - 24-6 1/4 (7.47m) (13th)
Mike McCann, High Jump - 6-9 3/4 (2.08m) (t13th)
Nick Percy, Discus - 184-2 (56.15m) (14th)
Brittni Wolczyk, Javelin - 166-10 (50.86m) (14th)
Antoine Lloyd, 110-meter Hurdles - 13.71 (15th)
Landon Bartel, High Jump - 6-9 3/4 (2.08m) (t15th)
Drew Wiseman, 400-meter Hurdles - 50.85 (15th)
Jasmine Barge, 400-meter Hurdles - 59.24 (16th)
Petra Luteran, High Jump - 5-10 (1.78m) (t16th)

USTFCCCA Honorable Mention
Isaiah Griffith, Triple Jump - 49-7 3/4 (15.13m) (21st)
Seth Derr, Javelin - 216-8 (66.05m) (21st)
Nick Coghill, Discus - 157-0 (47.87m) (24th)
Sydney Otto, Javelin - 143-0 (43.59m) (24th)

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