Three Huskers are first-team All-Americans at NCAA track championships

EUGENE, Ore. — Three Huskers earned first-team All-America honors at the NCAA outdoor track and field championships Friday.

Antoine Lloyd and Luke Siedhoff were both All-Americans in the 110-meter hurdles. Lloyd placed fifth with a time of 13.94, while Siedhoff was seventh in 13.99. It was the first outdoor first-team honor for Lloyd, who was also first-team All-America in the 60-meter hurdles during the indoor season.

Nick Percy finished eighth in the discus with a throw of 186-1 for his second career All-America honor. The 2016 NCAA champion ends his Husker career ranked No. 3 on NU’s all-time chart with a personal best throw of 207-11. Carlos Davis was 23rd in the discus with a throw of 161-1

Landon Bartel was ninth in the high jump with a leap of 7-1¾ (2.18m) to earn second-team All-America honors. Kaiwan Culmer was a second-team All-American in the triple jump with a 52-9½.

The Husker men finished the meet tied for 40th with seven points. Georgia leads the men’s team race with 52 points and Stanford is in first in the women’s race with 25 points.

Cotton earns All-America honors

Arkansas senior Kenzo Cotton concluded his collegiate  career by earning two more All-America honors at the NCAA championships.

The Papillion-La Vista graduate anchored the Razorbacks’ 400-meter relay team to a fourth-place finish in 39.01 seconds.

Approximately 90 minutes later, Cotton finished seventh in the 200-meter dash in a steady rain . His time of 20.73 was just off the 20.38 he ran in Wednesday’s prelims to qualify sixth for Friday’s final.

Cotton earned a total of 18 All-America honors between his four indoor and outdoor seasons. Next up for Cotton will be the U.S. championships June 21-24 at Drake.