Alyssa Thompson earns All-American status in the Heptathlonby Andy Morales on Jun. 21, 2013, under Sports
USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships
July 19-20: Des Moines, Iowa
Alyssa Thompson achieved All-American status with her top-eight finish at the 2013 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships held Wednesday and Thursday in Des Moines, Iowa.
Thompson will be competing for Wake Forest this fall. Thompson was an All-State selection this past spring in the 300 Hurdles and the Triple Jump and she capped off her senior year at Salpointe by winning four state championships to easily earn the status of Southern Arizona Track Athlete of the Year.
Ben Honea was a member of the Second Team All-Southern Arizona 4×100 Relay at Marana along with a Division I First Team selection for the 300 hurdles.
Honea took 17th in the decathlon this past week in Iowa and he will be returning to Marana for his senior year.
6 Alyssa Thompson, Salpointe (5002 points)
17 Benjamin Honea, Marana (6224 points)