ANDRE WALSH EARNS ALL-AMERICAN HONORS AT NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS
March 11, 2013
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) was represented well by senior Andre Walsh (St. Catherine, Jamaica) at the 2013 Indoor Track & Field Championships this weekend at the University of Arkansas.
Walsh missed the eight-man finals but showed well in the preliminary round broadcast live on ESPN3. He officially finished 15th with a time of 21.51, just sixth tenths of a second from making the final round.
Ameer Webb of Texas A&M won the event with a finals time of 20.37. Akheem Gauntlett, who began his career at UMES and now runs for the host Razorbacks, finished fourth with a time of 20.72.
Walsh will earn 2nd-Team All-America honors for his performance in the event, awarded by the United States Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
He will lead the Hawks into the outdoor season which starts this weekend in Winston-Salem, N.C. at the Wake Forest Invite.