Indiana and Nebraska Earn Men's Indoor Track and Field Weekly Awards

Jan. 21, 2013

Track Athlete of the Week
Zach Mayhew, Indiana
Sr. – Terre Haute, Ind. – Terre Haute North 

  • Recorded the nation’s fastest time this season in the 3,000-meter run (8:02.73) at the Gladstein Invitational
  • His effort moves him to eighth all-time in Indiana history
  • Earns the second indoor track and field weekly award of his career
  • Last Indiana Indoor Track Athlete of the Week: Zach Mayhew (Dec. 10, 2012)

Field Athlete of the Week
Janis Leitis, Nebraska
Sr. – Riga, Latvia – Riga Stradins University 

  • Placed first in the long jump (7.52), 60-meter run (6.92) and 200-meter run (21.45) at the Holiday Inn Invitational
  • He ranks first in the conference and fifth in the nation in the long jump
  • Earns the first indoor track and field weekly award of his career
  • Last Nebraska Indoor Field Athlete of the Week: James White (Jan. 14, 2013)

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



Jan. 21                  T: Zach Mayhew, Sr., IND
                               F: Janis Leitis, Sr., NEB