Honors for the 2014 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Outdoor Track and Field Season have been announced. Hastings' Courtney Mills was named the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Women's Outdoor Track and Field Athlete-of-the-Year. Mills scored 37.5 points in the GPAC Championships for the Broncos. Concordia's Zachary Lurz was named the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Men's Outdoor Track and Field Athlete-of-the-Year. Lurz scored 26 points in the GPAC Championships for the Bulldogs.
Doane's Erin DeVries and Concordia's Elizabeth King were awarded the Women's Top Performances-of-the-Meet. DeVries broke her own GPAC record in the Heptathlon with 4781 points, while King set a new javelin conference record with a throw of 157-08 in the GPAC Championships. Concordia's Carson Farr was awarded the Men's Top Performance-of-the-Meet for his jump of 16-05.25 in the pole vault.
Ed Fye, head coach from Doane, was named the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Women's Coach-of-the-Year. Men's Track and Field Coach-of-the-Year honors went to Kregg Einspahr from Concordia. Doane's women won the team title with 255 points, while Concordia was the men's champion with 216 points.
The top-eight in each event at the GPAC Track and Field Championships are considered All-Conference.
The 2014 GPAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships were held in Crete, Nebraska, at Doane College.
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