WTRACK: Indiana and Illinois Nab Weekly Awards

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The Big Ten Conference office announced on Wednesday the third weekly women's outdoor track and field awards for meets through March 24-31. Indiana's Sarah Pease and Illinois Aja Evans were named Track and Field Athletes of the Week, respectively, after landing top-three spots on the national leaderboard last week.

Pease claimed top honors in the 3,000-meter steeplechase in a school-record time of 10:05.67. The Indiana native finished nearly 40 seconds ahead of the field and owns the third-best time in Division I and fifth in the world this season.

Evans collects her second consecutive weekly honor of the 2010 campaign after finishing first in the shot put with a toss of 55-1 (16.79m) on Saturday at Tennessee's SeaRay Relays. The performance marked the second straight top-finish for the Chicago native, who currently owns the third-best mark in the country in the event. READ MORE ...  

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