Three Bobcats selected to USTFCCCA All-Region Team

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NEW ORLEANS, La. — West Virginia Wesleyan sprinters Faith Gandy, Ny’Tierra Hobbs and Tanner Faulkiner were named to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Atlantic Region Team, on Wednesday (June 22). The top five individuals in each event from each region earned All-Region honors. 

Gandy, a junior from Washington, Pennsylvania, took home all-region honors in the 100-meter dash. Gandy holds the outdoor school record in the 100-meter and finished first in the 100-meter at the 2021 Mountain East Conference Championships. 

Hobbs earned all-region accolades in the 100 and 200 meters. Hobbs was the MEC Track Athlete of the Year and claimed both the 100 and 200-meter titles at the MEC Outdoor Championships. The Baltimore, Maryland native notched a qualification for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 100-meter dash. 

Faulkiner garnered all-region honors in the 100-meter dash. The Philippi, West Virginia native ran a 10.93 and took second-place in the MEC Championships. Faulkiner earned Second-Team All-MEC for his performance in Glenville. 

Faith Gandy- Sprints Junior 

Ny’Tierra Hobbs- Sprints Sophomore 

Tanner Faulkiner- Sprints Junior 

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