- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 19, 2015

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - The Sun Belt Conference has recognized the Arkansas State University outdoor track and field team with 16 All-Conference awards and four individual honors.

The conference announced Tuesday that Jaylen Bacon and Kristina Knott were named Most Outstanding Freshmen. Sophomore Roelf Pienaar was selected the Sun Belt Conference Most Outstanding Field Performer. Head Coach Jim Patchell was chosen the Women’s Track and Field Coach of the Year after leading the team to its first women’s outdoor championship since 2001.

Pienaar, Bacon and Knott picked up the same distinctions during the indoor season.

The Red Wolves had nine women and seven men combine for 21 top-three finishes in their event to earn All-Conference honors.


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