Indiana, Ohio State and Penn State Take Home Men's Indoor Track & Field Weekly Awards




Jan. 9, 2012

Track Athlete of the Week

Robbie Nierman, Indiana
So. – Fort Wayne, Ind. – Carroll

  • Placed first in 3,000-meter run (8:17.89) at the Indiana Open, which ranks first in the NCAA this season
  • Topped his previous career best by 31 seconds
  • Earns the first indoor track and field weekly award of his career
  • Last Indiana Indoor Track Athlete of the Week: Kind Butler (Dec. 12, 2011)

Co-Field Athlete of the Week

Michael McCarty, Ohio State
Sr. – Hudson, Ohio – Walsh Jesuit

  • Placed first in the long jump with a distance of 7.47 meters at the Buckeye Classic
  • His long jump distance ranks third in the country and first in the Big Ten this season
  • Earns the first indoor track and field weekly award of his career
  • Last Ohio State Indoor Field Athlete of the Week: Heath Nickles (Dec. 12, 2011)

Hanif Johnson, Penn State
Jr. – Harrisburg, Pa. – Harrisburg

  • Placed first in the triple jump with a distance of 15.26 meters at the Penn State Relays
  • His triple jump distance is third in the NCAA and first in the conference this season
  • Earns the first indoor track and field weekly award of his career
  • Last Penn State Field Athlete of the Week: Blake Eaton (Feb. 7, 2011)

 

2011 Men’s Indoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week

Dec. 12
T: Kind Butler, Sr., IND
F: Olumide Olamigoke, Sr., IND
F: Heath Nickles, Jr., OSU

Jan. 9
T: Robby Nierman, So., IND
F: Michael McCarty, Sr., OSU
F: Hanif Johnson, Jr., PSU


 

 

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