Pitman, N.J. - The NJAC indoor track & field all-conference teams were announced on February 28. All NJAC special awards were determined by a vote of the league's nine head coaches, while the all-conference honors were based on performances at the 2017-18 NJAC Indoor Track & Field Championships which were conducted at the Ocean Breeze Track & Field Complex in Staten Island on February 19.
Garnering all-conference honors for Farmingdale State were 13 student-athletes.
For the men's team, senior Jyaire Ewa (Rochdale, N.Y.) was named First Team All-NJAC in the Weight Throw. Ewa claimed the NJAC Title in the weight throw with a toss of 18.07m (59' 3.5"). Named second team All-NJAC for the Rams was senior Idowu Bamisile (Brooklyn, N.Y.) in the 60m Hurdles along with the members of the 4x200m Relay, including Bamisile, junior Philip Sellitto (Levittown, N.Y.), senior Nikola Georgiev (Kings Park, N.Y.) and senior Nicolas Fratto (Farmingdale, N.Y.). Bamisile broke his own school record in the hurdles by .08 seconds to take 2nd place at the NJAC's. In the relay, they also finished 2nd at the NJAC's while breaking a school record that had stood since 1992 with a time of 1:28.47.
Junior Philip Sellitto earned Honorable Mention honors in the 400m Run. At 49.59 seconds, he improved his career best at the NJAC Championship to move to #5 All-Time at FSC. The men's Distance Medley Relay finished in 3rd place in 10:53.57 to earn Honorable Mention All-NJAC status. Sophomore David Santa (Westbury, N.Y.), sophomore Joseph Motis (Massapequa, N.Y.), freshman Kamal Ojibara (Hempstead, N.Y.) and sophomore James O'Brien (South Jamaica, N.Y.) posted a season best to move to #10 on the FSC All-Time list.
On the women's side, the Distance Medley Relay of senior Megan Eiseman (Seaford, N.Y.), senior Nicole Franz (Melville, N.Y.), sophomore Nicole Ferguson (Shirley, N.Y.) and sophomore Erin Lettieri (West Islip, N.Y.) finished in 3rd place (13:26.41) at the NJAC Championships to take the All-NJAC Honorable Mention award, while breaking the previous school record by 31 seconds.
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