Minnesota, Nebraska and Penn State Earn Men's Indoor Track and Field Weekly Awards




Jan. 14, 2013

Track Athlete of the Week
Casimir Loxsom, Penn State
Sr. – New Haven, Conn. – Wilbur Cross

  • Recorded the world’s fastest time in the 800-meter run (1:46.98) this season at the Nittany Lion Challenge
  • His effort is the 10th fastest ever by an American collegiate runner and the first sub-1:47.00 time by a collegian on an oversized track since 2006
  • Earns the first indoor track and field weekly award of his career
  • Last Penn State Indoor Track Athlete of the Week: Robby Creese (Jan. 12, 2012)

Field Co-Athlete of the Week
Jon Lehman, Minnesota
Jr. – Coon Rapids, Minn. – Coon Rapids

  • Placed first in the weight throw (20.74 meters) at the Northwest Open
  • His effort ranks first in the nation this season
  • Earns the first indoor track and field weekly award of his career
  • Last Minnesota Indoor Field Athlete of the Week: Micah Hegerle (Feb. 20, 2012)

James White, Nebraska
Jr. – Grandview, Mo. – Grandview

  • Placed first in the high jump (2.27 meters) at the Holiday Inn Invitational
  • His mark leads the nation this season and ranks fifth all time at Nebraska
  • Earns the first indoor track and field weekly award of his career
  • Last Nebraska Indoor Field Athlete of the Week: Luke Pinkelman (Feb. 13, 2012)

 

2012-13 Men’s Indoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week

Dec. 10
T: Zach Mayhew, Sr., IND
F: Derek Drouin, Sr., IND

Jan. 14
T: Casimir Loxsom, Sr., PSU
F: Jon Lehman, Jr., MINN
F: James White, Jr., NEB