*** Made the USA World Championship Team (equivalent of making the Olympic Team): Brittney Reese – long jump – 2nd place
*** Competed at USA National Championships: Brittney Reese, Kenyata Coleman, John Yarbrough (made the semis)
*** NCAA Champion: Barnabas Kirui – 3000 steeplechase
*** NCAA Runnerups: Brittney Reese – women's long jump; John Yarbrough – 110 hurdles
*** A record 9 athletes advanced to the semis/final round of the NCAA Championships
*** Highest NCAA team finish outdoor ever for Ole Miss: mens were 12th; women were 27th
*** There have been three Ole Miss athletes win an NCAA title, five counting indoor and outdoor. Ole Miss added one this year and almost added three with the two runnerups.
*** 21 athletes advanced to the NCAA first round Mideast Regional
*** Highest team finish at the NCAA Mideast Regional (81 women's teams and 78 men's teams were there). The Ole Miss men finished 6th and the women finished 10th.
*** NCAA Mideast Regional outdoor male runner of the year: John Yarbrough – 110 hurdles
*** NCAA Mideast Regional indoor field co-athlete of the year: Brittany Reese
*** NCAA Mideast Regional champions: John Yarbrough – 110 hurdles; Brittney Reese – long jump
*** SEC Outdoor Athletes of the Year: Brittney Reese – field (long jump); Barnabas Kirui – running (5K, 10K, 3K, steeplechase)
*** SEC Commissioners Trophy for most individual points in the outdoor meet: Barnabas Kirui – 30 points
*** SEC Outdoor Champions: Brittney Reese, Barnabas Kirui, Charles Bailey
*** SEC Indoor Champions: Brittney Reese (long jump); John Yarbrough (60 hurdles)
*** SEC Male Cross Country Athlete of the Year: Barnabas Kirui
*** SEC Male Freshman of the Year: Barnabas Kirui (cross country)
*** SEC Community Service Team: Charles Bailey, Marlee Kevech
*** Outdoor school records:
Davina Orieuwku – shot out – 48'1.75"
Brittney Reese – long jump – 22'00.25"
Brittney Reese – high jump – 6'00"
4x100 relay (Kadeshia Fortune, Cachete Murray, Kim Mulkey, Kenyata Coleman (44.49)
Kenyata Coleman – 400 – 52.19
Barnabas Kirui – 3K steeplechase – 8:20.36
Marlee Kevech – javelin – 148'6"
*** Indoor school records:
Davina Orieukwu – weight – 58'4"
Brittney Reese – long jump – 21'9.25"
Brittney Reese – high jump – 5'11.5"
Brittney Reese – triple jump – 41'7.75"
Barnabas Kirui – 3000 – 8:08.32
*** SEC athlete of the week honors:
Brittney Reese – won the award three times; Barnabas Kirui – cross country and outdoor track
*** NCAA All-Mideast team: 6 women – Brittney Reese, Kenyata Coleman, Marlee Kevech, Cachet Murray, Kim Mulkey, Kadeshia Fortune. 5 men – John Yarbrough, Justin Gunn, Charles Bailey, Barnabas Kirui, Derek McGuire
*** NCAA Outdoor All-Americans: Barnabas Kirui, Brittney Reese, John Yarbrough, Kenyatta Coleman
*** Competed at USA Juniors Meet: Davina Orieukwu – shot put
*** Barnabas Kirui is representing Kenya in the World University Games
Track and field/cross country honors
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