Bez, Matuszczak capture USTFCCCA All-South Region honors

Bez, Matuszczak capture USTFCCCA All-South Region honors

SAINT LEO, Fla. – Saint Leo men's track runners Niclas Bez and Rafal Matuszczak were named to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-South Region team, which was announced Tuesday.

Bez was named an All-South Region selection in the 800m and 1500m, while Matuszczak took All-South Region honors in the 5000m and 10,000m.

To earn All-Region honors, an individual must finish among the top five performers in the respective event within their region.

Bez posted a top time of 1:52.61 in the 800m (Univ. of Tampa Track Classic), and a top time of 3:52.80 in the 1500m (Mt. San Antonio College Relays).

Matuszczak recorded top times of 14:44.50 in the 5000m (Univ. of Tampa Track Classic), and 30:12.23 in the 10,000m (Raleigh Relays).

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