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SEC track and field gets 11 national award finalists

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NEW ORLEANS - Finalists for National Athletes & Coaches of the Year for the 2020 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field season were announced on Friday morning by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

Each of the athletes and coaches were among the top-3 vote getters in their respective category when the first round of voting by member coaches was conducted from Wednesday afternoon into early Friday morning.

There will be a final vote by member coaches beginning Monday morning and those winners will be named National Athletes & Coaches of the Year for the 2020 indoor season.

Finalists are listed in alphabetical order.

National Men's Track Athlete of the Year - Finalists

Trey Cunningham, Florida State

Tyler Day, Northern Arizona

Randolph Ross, North Carolina A&T

National Men's Field Athlete of the Year - Finalists

Gleb Dudarev, Kansas

Carey McLeod, Tennessee

Chris Nilsen, South Dakota

National Men's Coach of the Year - Finalists

Ron Helmer, Indiana

Dennis Shaver, LSU

Michael Smith, Northern Arizona

National Men's Assistant Coach of the Year - Finalists

Travis Geopfert, Tennessee

Todd Lane, LSU

Ben Thomas, Oregon

National Women's Track Athlete of the Year - Finalists

Nia Akins, Penn

Dani Jones, Colorado

Tonea Marshall, LSU

National Women's Field Athlete of the Year - Finalists

Tyra Gittens, Texas A&M

Olivia Gruver, Washington

Jasmine Moore, Georgia

National Women's Coach of the Year - Finalists

Lance Harter, Arkansas

Dennis Shaver, LSU

Caryl Smith Gilbert, Southern California

National Women's Assistant Coach of the Year - Finalists

Sean Brady, Texas A&M

Tim Hall, Kentucky

Justin St. Clair, North Dakota State