Case Western Reserve University senior Dominic Oddo was named a 2020 U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division III Indoor Track & Field All-American, as announced by the organization on Tuesday.
Due to the cancellation of the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships, the USTFCCCA adjusted the selection criteria for this season. The 2020 selection criteria for student-athletes was individuals and relays declared and initially accepted to the NCAA Championship are named All-American.
Oddo earned entry to the 2020 NCAA Division III Indoor Championships in the men's heptathlon, after setting a new school-record in the event and placing second at the 2020 Polar Bear Final Qualifier Meet. He was seeded 17th in the heptathlon with a score of 4,768 points.
This was the first All-American honor of Oddo's career.
Oddo completes his stellar career at Case Western Reserve as one of the top competitors in his events in all of Division III over the last two years. He is a three-time national qualifier, placing 14th in the decathlon at the 2019 NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships and 18th in the Heptathlon at the 2019 Indoor Championships. Oddo is the school record holder in both the indoor long jump and the heptathlon, and has garnered six All-UAA honors and one UAA Championship over his career, and was selected as the conference Rookie of the Year in 2017. He is also a multiple-time UAA All-Academic honoree.