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The conference office announced on Wednesday the weekly men's outdoor track and field awards. Penn State's Casimir Loxsom received Big Ten Track Athlete of the Week accolades, while Minnesota's Ben Peterson earns the nod as Field Athlete of the Week.

March 23  T: No selection; F: Micah Hegerle, So., MINN
March 30  T: Thomas Murdaugh, Jr., OSU; F: Derek Drouin, Jr., IND
April 6   T: Chris DeSilva, Jr., ILL; F: Michael Hartfield, Jr., OSU
April 13 T: Erik Sowinski, Jr., IOWA; F: Cody Riffle, Fr., MICH
April 20 T: Elliot Krause, So., WIS; F: Brock Spandl, Sr., MINN; F: Joe Kovacs, Jr., PSU
April 27 T: Casimir Loxsom, So., PSU; F: Ben Peterson, Sr., MINN


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MTRK: National Rankings

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The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released week four national computer rankings for NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field on Tuesday. On the men's side, Penn State moves to No. 17 in the nation while Wisconsin makes the biggest jump, moving 36 spots to land at No. 22 this week.

Texas A&M moves up a spot to take over No. 1 for the first time this season, followed by LSU, Florida State and Florida as the top five teams.

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MTRK: Weekend Schedule

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APRIL 22

Jesse Owens Classic, All Day [1]

MICHIGAN/MICHIGAN STATE at Eastern Michigan Invitational, All Day

Musco Twilight, All Day [2]

Polytan Invitational, All Day [3]

WISCONSIN at Triton Invitational, All Day [4]

WISCONSIN at John McDonnell Invitational, All Day [5]

APRIL 23

Jesse Owens Classic, All Day [1]

MICHIGAN/MICHIGAN STATE at Eastern Michigan Invitational, All Day

Musco Twilight, All Day [2]

Polytan Invitational, All Day [3]

WISCONSIN at Triton Invitational, All Day [4]

WISCONSIN at John McDonnell Invitational, All Day [5]

 

[1] -- Columbus, Ohio

[2] -- Iowa City, Iowa

[3] -- Bloomington, Ind.

[4] -- San Diego, Calif.

[5] -- Fayetteville, Ark.

The conference office announced on Wednesday the weekly men's outdoor track and field awards. Wisconsin's Elliot Krause received Big Ten Track Athlete of the Week accolades, while Minnesota's Brock Spandl and Penn State's Joe Kovacs are recognized as Co-Field Athlete of the Week honorees.

2011 Men's Outdoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week

March 23
T: No selection
F: Micah Hegerle, So., MINN
March 30
T: Thomas Murdaugh, Jr., OSU
F: Derek Drouin, Jr., IND
April 6
T: Chris DeSilva, Jr., ILL
F: Michael Hartfield, Jr., OSU
April 13
T: Erik Sowinski, Jr., IOWA
F: Cody Riffle, Fr., MICH
April 20
T: Elliot Krause, So., WIS
F: Brock Spandl, Sr., MINN
F: Joe Kovacs, Jr., PSU

 

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TRK: National Rankings

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The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released week three national computer rankings for NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field on Tuesday. Reigning Big Ten Men's outdoor track and field champion Minnesota, ranks at No. 15 in this week's poll. The top five teams in the men's poll remained unchanged from a week ago, with Florida, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Florida State and LSU earning the top spots.

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MTRK: Weekend Schedule

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APRIL 15

Dave Rankin Invitational, All Day [1]

ILLINOIS at Sea Ray Relays, All Day [2]

INDIANA Invitational, All Day

MINNESOTA at Holst Invitational, All Day [3]

Mt. Sac Relays, All Day [4]

MICHIGAN STATE at Eastern Michigan Twilight, All Day

PENN STATE at Auburn War Eagle Invitational, All Day

APRIL 16

Dave Rankin Invitational, All Day [1]

ILLINOIS at Sea Ray Relays, All Day [2]

INDIANA Invitational, All Day

MICHIGAN STATE at Eastern Michigan Twilight, All Day

Mt. Sac Relays, All Day [4]

PENN STATE at Auburn War Eagle Invitational, All Day

APRIL 17

INDIANA Invitational, All Day

OHIO STATE at MICHIGAN, All Day

 

[1] -- West Lafayette, Ind.

[2] -- Knoxville, Tenn.

[3] -- St. Paul, Minn.

[4] -- Walnut, Calif.

The conference office announced on Wednesday the weekly men's outdoor track and field awards. Iowa's Erik Sowinski earned Big Ten Track Athlete of the Week honors, while Michigan's Cody Riffle received Field Athlete of the Week accolades.

2011 Men's Outdoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week

March 23 T: No selection; F: Micah Hegerle, So., MINN
March 30  T: Thomas Murdaugh, Jr., OSU; F: Derek Drouin, Jr., IND
April 6 T: Chris DeSilva, Jr., ILL; F: Michael Hartfield, Jr., OSU
April 13 T: Erik Sowinski, Jr., IOWA; F: Cody Riffle, Fr., MICH

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TRK: National Polls

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The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released week two national computer rankings for NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field on Tuesday. After winning multiple events at the Sun Angel Classic and Falcon Invitational, the Minnesota men's track and field team lands at No. 13 in this week's poll. On the women's side, the Penn State Nittany Lions sit at No. 23 after taking several titles last weekend at the Patriot Open.

 

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MTRK: Weekend Schedule

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APRIL 8

MICHIGAN at UCLA/Rafer Johnson Invitational, All Day [1]

MINNESOTA at UWRF Falcon Invitational, All Day [2]

Sun Angel Classic, All Day [3]

APRIL 9

INDIANA at Border Battle "Kentuckiana", All Day

MICHIGAN at UCLA/Rafer Johnson Invitational, All Day [1]

MINNESOTA at UWRF Falcon Invitational, All Day [2]

 

[1] -- Los Angeles, Calif.

[2] -- River Falls, Wis.

[3] -- Tempe, Ariz.

 

TRK: National Rankings

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On Tuesday, the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced the first weekly outdoor track and field national rankings. On the men's side, defending Big Ten indoor champion Minnesota checks in the No. 11 spot. Florida, Texas A&M and Texas Tech round out the top three contingents.  In this week's poll, Penn State women check in at No. 22 with Texas A&M, LSU and Oregon earning the top three spots.


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