Nebraska and Purdue Take Home Men's Indoor Track and Field Weekly Awards




Jan. 20, 2014

Rosemont, Ill. -

Track Athlete of the Week
Levi Gipson, Nebraska
So. – Lincoln, Neb. – Lincoln Christian  

  • Was the top collegiate finisher in the 600-meter run at the Holiday Inn Invitational
  • His time of 1:17.65 is currently first in the nation this season and third all-time in the Husker record book
  • Earns the first indoor track and field weekly award of his career
  • Last Nebraska Indoor Track Athlete of the Week: N/A

Field Athlete of the Week
Chukwuebuka Enekwechi, Purdue
So. – Laurelton, N.Y. – Francis Lewis

  • Placed first in both the weight throw (23.31 meters) and shot put (19.14 meters) in the Boilermakers’ dual meet win over Indiana
  • His weight throw mark broke his own school record and currently ranks first in the nation this season, while his shot put effort is eighth
  • Reels in the third indoor track and field weekly award of his career and second in a row
  • Last Purdue Indoor Field Athlete of the Week: Chuwuebuka Enekwechi (Jan. 13, 2014)

2013-14 Men’s Indoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week

Dec. 9                    T: Brandon Winters, Sr., PUR
                                F: Chuwuebuka Enekwechi, So., PUR
Dec. 16                 T: Jordan Gornall, So., IND
                                F: Dylan Anderson, So., IND
Jan. 13                  T: Joe McAsey, So., ILL
                                T: Demoye Bogle, Sr., OSU
                                F: Chuwuebuka Enekwechi, So., PUR
Jan. 20                  T: Levi Gipson, So., NEB
                                F: Chuwuebuka Enekwechi, So., PUR


 

 

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