Track and field athletes ranked in conference, nation

Kayla Montgomery

Twenty-one track and field athletes in 18 events, as well as three relay teams, are currently ranked in the conference’s top 10 this season. Alex Amankwah leads the conference in the men’s 800 meter, while Justin Fondren ranks second in the SEC in men’s high jump. Sprinter Remona Burchell is the leading female athlete, ranking second in the women’s 60-meter dash. Amankwah also leads all collegiate runners in the men’s 800 meter, leading a group of nine Crimson Tide athletes in eight events that rank among the nation’s top 20.