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Courtesy: Duke Athletics
USTFCCCA Announces 2017 Outdoor All-Americans
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 06/12/2017
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DURHAM, N.C. – After the conclusion of the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, the All-America honors were announced Monday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

First-team honors went to those athletes from individual events and relay teams that finished first through eighth, while those who finished ninth through 16th nabbed second-team billing. Honorable mention was given to those who finished 17th through 24th.

Rookie Katelyn Gochenour received first team All-America accolades with a sixth-place finish in the women's javelin competition.

Senior Madeline Kopp led the Blue Devils with two All-America honors, including one in the 800m and as a member of the 4x400m relay. Kopp competed alongside teammates MacKenzie Kerr, India Lowe and Maddy Price to finish 16th overall for second team All-America honors.

Graduate student Daniel Golubovic finished 11th in the decathlon with the second-best point total in Duke history, 7,634, securing second team All-America recognition.

In field events, junior Madison Heath concluded her junior season in 13th with a height of 13-7.25 (4.15) to collect her third All-America status.

Seniors Connor Hall and Christine Streisel and freshman Laura Marty received All-America honorable mention following their performances.

Hall concluded his senior year in 20th place in men's pole vault while Streisel wrapped up her day in 18th. Rookie Marty was just short of All-America accolades with a tied for 17th-place finish.

A list of all the Blue Devils who earned All-America accolades can be found below:

First Team All-America
Katelyn Gochenour – Javelin

Second Team All-America
Daniel Golubovic – Decathlon
Madison Heath – Pole Vault
MacKenzie Kerr – 4x400m Relay
Madeline Kopp – 800m, 4x400m Relay
India Lowe – 4x400m Relay
Maddy Price – 4x400m Relay

All-America honorable mention
Connor Hall – Pole Vault
Laura Marty – Pole Vault
Christine Streisel – Javelin

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