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BU honors two All-Americans

Jesse Garn and Keishorea Armstrong won All-American Honors in June as a result of their success in the NCAA Nationals in Oregon. Wednesday they were honored by the campus for their achievements. They are the 10th and 11th All-Americans in school history, and Armstrong is the first female to earn such honors. Garn earned his in the 800m, Armstrong in the long jump.

Surrounded by their fellow teammates, coaches, and BU President Harvey Stenger, Garn and Armstrong were also thankful to see other members of the BU Athletics community on hand to support them and celebrate their achievements.

"It definitely goes to show that we stay true to that motto: 'One Team.' Even though we're all from different sports, we definitely support each other as if we were all on the same team, because we are. We are all Bearcats," said Armstrong. "It was just great to see so many people who didn't even do track to come out and support us because it just speaks true to that motto."

"I was hovering around the room a little bit and I walked back in just to see a lot of familiar faces, some that I'm not even too familiar with but the fact that they even showed up was truly incredible. It means a lot to me, for sure," Garn said.

Stenger went on the record to challenge Garn and Armstrong to not only win a National Championship this year, but to win one at the indoor meet and repeat at the outdoor meet.