January 14, 2006 - Ragin' Cajun men's athletes named to the select team include:
Lawrence Willis, 2002-2004
Sun Belt Outdoor Triple Jump Champion 2002, 2003, 2004; Sun Belt Indoor Triple Jump Champion 2002, 2003, 2004; Sun Belt Indoor Long Jump Champion 2003, 2004; Indoor & Outdoor All-American (Triple Jump).
Ndabe Mdhlongwa, 1993-96
1995 Triple Jump National Champion; 1995 Triple Jump World Champion; Four-time All-American 1993-96 (Triple Jump); Four-time Sun Belt Triple Jump Champion (1993-96); 1993 Sun Belt Indoor Champion (Long Jump/High Jump); 1994-96 Sun Belt Indoor Champion (Triple Jump).
Graddy Labbe, 1991-92, '94
1993 Sun Belt Indoor Champion (55m Hurdles, 200m).
Henry Brooks, 1991-92
1992 Sun Belt Indoor Champion (4x400m relay); 1992 NCAA Indoor Championship Qualifier.
Larry Moore, 1991-92
1992 Sun Belt Indoor Champion (Long Jump, Triple Jump).
Ragin' Cajun women's athletes named to the select team include:
Twilet Malcolm, 1991 & 1993
1993 Sun Belt Indoor Champion (55m, 200m, 4x400m relay); 1993 All-American (55m).
Kiesha Owens, 1992-94, '96
1992 Sun Belt Indoor Champion (55m, 200m); 1993 Sun Belt Indoor Champion (4x400m relay); 1994 Sun Belt Indoor Champion (200m); 1995 Sun Belt Indoor Champion (4x400m relay).
Beverley Langley, 1996-99
1996 Sun Belt Indoor Champion (55m, 200m); 1997 Sun Belt Indoor Champion (200m, 4x400m relay); 1998 Sun Belt Indoor Champion (55m, 200m); 1996 NCAA Indoor Championship Qualifier (200m).
Cecilia Noel, 1997-99
1998 Sun Belt Indoor Champion (Triple Jump); 1999 Sun Belt Indoor Champion (Triple Jump).
Sun Belt Announces All-Time Outdoor Track Teams
Courtesy: Sun Belt Conference
Courtesy: School Files
NEW ORLEANS – The Sun Belt Conference embarked on its 30th season of competition in 2005-06 and has announced today the league's All-Time Outdoor Track and Field teams.
The late Charles Lancon from Louisiana-Lafayette was selected as the Men's All-Time Coach, while current North Texas head coach Rick Watkins was picked as the Women's All-Time Coach. The 2004 NCAA fastest man, Middle Tennessee's Mardy Scales, and Florida International's Sheri-Ann Brooks ran away with the men's and women's MVP title, respectively.
Both the men's and women's teams were selected by a 26-member media panel after each school nominated qualified student-athletes.
Charles Lancon, Louisiana-Lafayette (1989-2002)
Mardy Scales, Middle Tennessee (2000-04
Chris Johnson, Arkansas-Little Rock (2001-02, 04-05)
Leo Settle, Arkansas-Little Rock (1997-98)
Daniel Ryland, Arkansas State (1998-02)
Candon Powell, Arkansas State (2000-05)
Anthony Hampton, Arkansas State (1990-93)
Kevin Bateman, Florida International (1997-2000)
Yandiel Muniz, Florida International (2003-05)
Kevon Pierre, Florida International (2003-05)
Lawrence Willis, Louisiana-Lafayette (2002-04)
Ndabe Mdhlongwa, Louisiana-Lafayette (1993-96)
Graddy Labbe, Louisiana-Lafayette (1991-92, 1994)
Henry Brooks, Louisiana-Lafayette (1991-92)
Larry Moore, Louisiana-Lafayette (1991-92)
Windell Dopson, Louisiana-Lafayette (1991-92)
Mardy Scales, Middle Tennessee (2001-04)
Godfrey Herring, Middle Tennessee (1999-2002)
Victor Okorie, Middle Tennessee (2003-04)
Mike Hancock, New Orleans (1996-98)
Omar Smith, New Orleans (2001-04)
Detrion Woodson, North Texas (1998-2001)
Jeff Campbell, South Alabama (1992-94)
Eli Kerren, South Alabama (1994-97)
David Kamani, South Alabama (1999-2000)
Tonny Okello, South Alabama (1996-99)
Nick Aliwell, Western Kentucky (1994-97)
Jonathan Brown, Western Kentucky (2002-04)
Sean Dollman, Western Kentucky (1989-92)
Enda Grandfield, Western Kentucky (2001-04)
Aaron Mullins, Western Kentucky (1998-99)
Raigo Toompuu, Western Kentucky (2002-05)
Rick Watkins, North Texas (1997-present)
Sheri-Ann Brooks, Florida International (2003-05)
Ida Nilsson, Arkansas-Little Rock (2001)
Dawn Williams-Sewer, Arkansas-Little Rock (1995-97)
Sheri-Ann Brooks, Florida International (2003-05)
Anita Edwards, Florida International (1999-2003)
Linda Louissaint, Florida International (2001-05)
Tunesia Ashford, Lamar (1991-94)
Yamelis Ortiz, Lamar (1995-2000)
Twilet Malcolm, Louisiana-Lafayette (1991, 93)
JoJo Harris, Louisiana-Lafayette (1992-94, 96)
Kiesha Owens, Louisiana-Lafayette (1992-94, 96)
Beverly Langley, Louisiana-Lafayette (1996-99)
Kim Freeman, Middle Tennessee (2000-03)
Rosemary Okafor, Middle Tennessee (2002-04)
Rachel Cuellar, New Mexico State (2002-05)
Erin Streater, New Mexico State (2002-05)
Sandra Anane, New Mexico State (2002-05)
Santilla Victorian, New Orleans (1995-97)
Marian Petta, New Orleans (2000-03)
Laura Martin, South Alabama (1996-2000)
Coleen Kenney, South Alabama (1992-94)
Shemeeka Hopkins, South Alabama (1998-2002)
Bibiche Mankatu, South Alabama (2001-04)
Olga Mencnarowska, South Alabama (1996-99)
Ajoke Odumosu, South Alabama (2003-05)
Selina Campbell-Blick, Western Kentucky (1995-98)
Olga Cronin, Western Kentucky (2000-03)
Breeda Dennehy, Western Kentucky (1990-91, 93)
Valarie Lynch, Western Kentucky (1997-2000)
Michelle Murphy, Western Kentucky (1990-93)
Cara Nichols, Western Kentucky (2002-05
Originally published January 14, 2006
"In Memory of Paul D. Dugas; 3/2/1964 - 1/13/2003; L'Acadien Copy Manager, 1985; Vermilion editor, 1987 and Kenneth Lane Spears; 7/23/39 - 7/28/97; USL Alumnus and High School Coach."