NEW ORLEANS—Nadia Lee of the Lake Erie College track and field team earned USTFCCA All-Region honors for her performance during the 2016 Outdoor Season.
"Nadia had an outstanding year for this program, and she is very deserving of an All-Region award," said Storm Head Coach Grant Lofdahl. "She always seems to compete at her best in the most important meets. She placed a very close second in triple jump at the indoor and outdoor GLIAC meets this year, and was very close to qualifying for nationals."
To be named All-Region, an athlete must either be ranked in the top-five of an individual event in the region according to final TFRRS data or be part of a top-three relay team.
At the 2016 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Outdoor Championships, Lee (Tucker, Ga./Tucker) finished second in the triple jump with a season-best distance of 12.08 meters. She reached over 12 meters twice during the season.
"She is also a key contributor for us in the 4x400 and 4x100 relays and the long jump, and she even had some success in the high jump this outdoor season," concluded Lofdahl. "Nadia is one of our team leaders on and off the track, and in the classroom, with GPA well over 3.9, and I can't wait to see what she'll accomplish during her senior year in 2017!"
She jumped a season-best 5.43 meters in the long jump at the GLIAC Championships to finish in sixth. The two-time national qualifier also helped the 4x100 relay team finish 10th at the GLIACs with a season-best time of 47.73 meters.