Boys Pre-Season All-America Team presented by New Balance

Hit the links to see the top 8 to keep your eyes on in each group of events at this point in the early season

55/60m - 55/60m Hurdles - 200/300m - 400/500/600m - 800m/1k - 1500/1600/Mile - 3k/3200/Two Mile - Pole Vault - Triple Jump - Long Jump - High Jump - Weight Throw - Shot Put


55/60m

1. Darryl Haraway, Jr. (DeMatha, MD) - 2015

The Florida State commit returns as the defending New Balance Outdoor Nationals champion for 100m (10.2) and has eyes on wining his first NBN Indoor title after finishing runner-up for 200m and third in the 60m. He's also got the times to back it up - Haraway owns the nation's top returning times in the 55m (6.29), 60m (6.76) and 200m (21.15).

2. Juwan Crowder (Forest Hills, NC) - 2015

3. Marcus Taylor (Highland Springs, VA) - 2015

4. Isaiah Cole (Hazelwood West, MO) - 2016

5. Paul Lucas (Mountain Pointe, AZ) - 2015

6. Brenen Garrett (Wise, MD) - 2015

7. Chris Ntreh (Plano East, TX) - 2015

8. Christian Brissett (Cheltenham, PA) - 2015


55/60m Hurdles

1. Grant Holloway (Grassfield, VA) - 2016

The multi-event star returns to the indoor circuit as the New Balance Indoor Nationals 60H runner-up, with a season-best time of 7.93.

2. Chad Zallow (JFK-Warren, OH) - 2015

3. Tyler Kirkwood (Waubonsie Valley, IL) - 2016

4. Charles Graham (Phoebus, VA) - 2015

5. Sidney Gibbons (Monsignor McClancy, NY) - 2015

6. Antonio Shenault (Lake Park, IL) - 2015

7. Mitch Valko (South Fayette, PA) - 2015

8. Marcus Krah (Hillside, NC) - 2016


200/300m

1. Darryl Haraway, Jr. (DeMatha, MD) - 2015

The Stag could very well win two New Balance Indoor Nationals titles in March. Haraway, Jr. owns the nation's fastest returning time over 200m (21.15) and ran to NBN runner-up honors last season. He also placed fourth in the event outdoors.

2. Paul Lucas (Mountain Pointe, AZ) - 2015

3. Noah Lyles (T.C. Williams, VA) - 2016

4. Nick Gray (Pickerington North, OH) - 2015

5. Grant Holloway (Grassfield, VA) - 2016

6. Anton Porter (Mount St. Michael, NY) - 2015

7. Edward Davis (Edna Karr, LA) - 2015

8. Chris Ntreh (Plano East, TX) - 2015


400/500/600m

1. Richard Rose (Boys and Girls, NY) - 2015

The defending New Balance Nationals Indoor champion returns this year, along with runner-up Rai Benjamin. Rose ran 47.34 for his first national title, which is the nation's #3 returning time.

2. Taylor McLaughlin (Union Catholic, NJ) - 2015

3. Rai Benjamin (Mount Vernon, NY) - 2015

4. Antonio Coleman (Bowie, MD) - 2015

5. John Lewis (Cheltenham, PA) - 2015

6. Izaiah Brown (Amsterdam, NY) - 2015

7. Rico Gomez (Frederick Douglass, MD) - 2015

8. Devin Barnes (Hermitage, VA) - 2015


800/1000m

1. Brian Bell (Dunbar, OH) - 2015

The senior is the sole returning NBN Indoor All-American, courtesy of a season-best 1:53.48 finish for eighth overall.

2. Terrell Jackson (Memphis University School, TN) - 2016

3. Jeramey Hampton (North Gwinnett, GA) - 2015

4. Nick Linder (Providence, NC) - 2015

5. Everest Crawford (Gloucester, MA) - 2015

6. James Asselmeyer (Arlington, NY) - 2015

7. Randall Neish (Glastonbury, CT) - 2016

8. Hunter Davila (Kelly Walsh, WY) - 2015


1500/1600/Mile

1. Grant Fisher (Grand Blanc, MI) - 2015

Stanford commit Grant Fisher has not lost a high school race since 2013. The Foot Locker Nationals champion will return to defend his NBN Indoor mile title. He owns the nation's second-fastest returning time in 4:09.46, but the quickest outdoors with a 4:02.02 win at the Adidas Grand Prix.

2. Luke Gavigan (Tappan Zee, NY) - 2015

3. Olin Hacker (Madison West, MI) - 2015

4. James Burke (Port Jefferson, NY) - 2015

5. William Mulloy (St. Xavier, KY) - 2015

6. Nick Carleo (Newburyport, MA) - 2015

7. Mike Brannigan (Northport, NY) - 2015

8. Logan Wetzel (Saline, MI) - 2015


3k/3200/Two Mile

1. Elijah Armstrong (Pocatello, ID) ­- 2015

It's a coin-flip to determine which event the distance-oriented runners will focus on each season. But Armstrong, a sub-9 minute two miler in the spring, enjoyed a strong cross country season this fall culminating with a third place finish at Foot Locker Nationals. He returns to indoor track with the country's fifth-fastest time of 9:10.93, but expect him to drop significant time this season.

2. Conner Mantz (Sky View, UT) -­ 2015

3. Alex Ostberg (Darien, CT) ­- 2015

4. Blaise Ferro (Christian Brothers, NJ) ­- 2016

5. Alex Corbett (Lake Braddock, VA) - 2015

6. Stephen Garrett (Tatnall, DE) - 2015

7. Bryce Millar (Fayetteville-Manlius, NY) - 2015

8. Aidan Tooker (Saratoga Springs, NY) ­- 2016


PV

1. Deakin Volz (Bloomington South, IN) - 2015

The senior was undefeated in pole vault in 2014 and owns the nation's top returning indoor mark of 16-9. He went on to clear 17-3 outdoors.

2. Tommy Dial (Jenks, OK) - 2015

3. Paulo Benavides (El Paso Franklin, TX) - 2015

4. Antonio Ruiz (Tomball Memorial, TX) - 2015

5. Jacob Wooten (Tomball, TX) - 2015

6. Derek Dibona (Warwick Valley, NY) - 2015

7. Brandon Bray (China Spring, TX) - 2015

8. Sean Collins (McGill-Toolen, AL) - 2015


TJ

1. Ja'Mari Ward (Cahokia, IL) - 2016

Junior Ward is the only returning NBN Indoor All-American, boasting a seventh place finish at the championship event. His season-best jump of 50-2.5 ranks as No. 1 amongst returners; he is the only prep returnee to jump farther than 50 feet last season. He also owns the top outdoor returning mark at 50-6.5.

2. Jared Lovelace (Archbishop Molloy, NY) - 2015

3. Dajuan Seward (Brunswick, VA) - 2015

4. Sam Pope (Episcopal, PA) - 2015

5. Marcellus Fletcher (William Byrd, VA) - 2015

6. Marcus Krah (Hillside, NC) - 2016

7. Jason Katz (Ramapo, NJ) - 2015

8. Dwight Corley (William Floyd, NY) - 2015


LJ

1. Ja'Mari Ward (Cahokia, IL) - 2016

If Ward decides to double up on jumps at NBN Indoors, he could very well double. The junior also owns the top returning long jump mark of 23-11.5, though he did not participate in the event at NBN. He is the second-best returner from outdoors at 25-6.75.

2. Isaiah Brooks (Woodland Hills, A) - 2015

3. Harrison Schrage (Grant, OR) - 2016

4. Antonio Villegas (Floyd Central, IN) - 2017

5. Tobi Tella (McQuaid Jesuit, NY) - 2016

6. Aric Elmore (La Crosse Logan, WI) - 2015

7. Joey Souza (Kingsburg, CA) - 2015

8. Bradrick Shaw (Hoover, AL) - 2015


HJ

1. Grant Holloway (Grassfield, VA) - 2016

The junior jumped 6-10 last season to tie for US #1 returner, but he's already improved that mark this season with a seven-foot clearance to rule the leaderboard in 2015.

2. Bradley Jones (Oscar Smith, VA) - 2015

3. Cameron Hart (Columbus, OH) - 2015

4. Isaiah Kyle (Morristown-East, TN) - 2015

5. Alex McCord (Warwick, PA) - 2015

6. Chris Stone (Springfield Township, PA) - 2015

7. Brandon Piwinski (Warren de la Salle, MI) - 2015

8. Larry Russell (Timber Creek, NJ) - 2015


Weight Throw

1. Adam Kelly (Barrington, RI) - 2015

Can anyone stop the defending NBN Indoor champion? He returns to the weight throw with the nation's best mark of 77-9.25 and has already surpassed that with a gigantic 82-8.75 throw this season.

2. Kenneth Brinson (Marist, GA) - 2015

3. Bobby Colantonio (Barrington, RI) - 2016

4. John Zedella (St. Edward, OH) - 2015

5. Owen Russell (Moses Brown, RI) - 2015

6. Seth Whitener (North Paulding, GA) - 2015

7. Nick Lane (Bowling Green, OH) - 2017

8. Logan Kusky (Austintown Fitch, OH) - 2016


Shot Put

1. Eric Favors (North Rockland, NY) - 2015

The senior is the nation's top returner in the shot put both indoors (63-0.5) and outdoors (65-5). He is the top returning athlete from NBN Indoors, where he earned All-American status with a sixth-place finish.

2. Rashad Manning (Riverdale Baptist, MD) - 2015

3. David Schall (Avon, IN) - 2015

4. Jon Tharaldson (Bismarck, ND) - 2015

5. Evan McCracken (Cherokee, TN) - 2015

6. Cole Van Lanen (Bay Port, WI) - 2016

7. Tommy Roush (Traverse City West, MI) - 2016

8. Andrew Robinson (McDonough, MD) - 2015

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