WTRACK: Penn State and Illinois Collect Weekly Laurels

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The Big Ten Conference office announced on Wednesday the second weekly women's outdoor track and field awards for meets through March 24-31. Penn State's Shavon Greaves and Illinois Aja Evans were named Track and Field Athletes of the Week, respectively, after leaving their mark on the national leaderbaord last week.

Greaves notched the highest Nittany Lion finish at the Florida Relays, earning second-place honors in the 100-meters with a time of 11.33 (+3.1w) before sprinting to a career-low 23.07 in the 200-meters -- the second-fastest performance in Penn State history and the second-best time in the NCAA this year.

Evans posted the best outdoor opener of her collegiate career, winning the shot put crown with a mark of 55-5 (16.89m) at the Mike Poehlein Invitational. Her mark ranks third-best in the country and is just shy of her own school record in the event. READ MORE ...

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