Lincoln Earns All-American Status in Discus at NCAA Championship Meet

From Staff Reports

Atlanta Alum Jared Lincoln graduated from Hendrix College in Conway, Ark., May 13, with a degree in accounting and plans to enroll at Hendrix to complete his Master’s Degree in the fall. Lincoln was a four-time Southern Athletic Association (SAA) champion in the discus, earning First Team All-Conference honors all four years. 
Lincoln is also a former member of the Texarkana Trailblazers Track Club. 
He broke the school record (Hendrix) with a discus throw of 49.99 meters (164 ft.) and qualified for the 2017 NCAA National Championships in Geneva, Ohio. 
Licoln ended his career as an All-American by placing eighth in the discus throw at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships May 24. 
He made All-Region in 2016 and was a two-time SAA Field Athlete of the Week. 
In football, Lincoln was a two-time All-SAA Honorable Mention and made the National Team of the Week as an offensive lineman. 
He helped the Warriors to a 2015 conference championship, NCAA playoff berth and was on the line that made Hendrix a national statistic champion with 600 yards of total offense per game. 
College Activities: Student Life Committee, Activate Men, Student Outreach Alternative Resource, Cultural Connections Committee, Hendrix College Gold Game, Ambassadors Heat Walk Guide, Student for Black Culture, SBC Choir, Coach “G” Athletic Spirit Award 2017.
Lincoln is the son of Lewis and Pamela Lincoln of Atlanta.

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