Iowa, Minnesota and Nebraska Take Home Men's Indoor Track & Field Weekly Awards




Jan. 30, 2012

Track Athlete of the Week

Harun Abda, Minnesota
Jr. – Fridley, Minn. – Fridley

  • Placed first in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:46.97 at the Bill Bergan Invitational, which ranks first in the nation and is an NCAA-qualifying mark
  • Recorded a first-place finish in the 4x400-meter relay (3:09.93)
  • Earns the first Indoor Track and Field weekly award of his career
  • Last Minnesota Indoor Track Athlete of the Week: Ryan Todhunter (Feb. 21, 2011)

Co-Field Athlete of the Week

Troy Doris, Iowa
Sr. – Bolingbrook, Ill. – Bolingbrook

  • Placed first in the triple jump with a mark of 16.28 meters at the Razorback Invitational
  • His triple jump distance ranks first in the Big Ten and second in the nation this season
  • Earns the first Indoor Track and Field weekly award of his career
  • Last Iowa Indoor Field Athlete of the Week: John Hickey (Feb. 16, 2009)

Luke Pinkelman, Nebraska
Sr. – Cozad, Neb. – Cozad

  • Placed first in the shot put with an NCAA-qualifying mark of 19.41 meters at the Mark Colligan Memorial
  • His shot put distance ranks first in the Big Ten and fourth in the nation
  • Earns his second career Big Ten Indoor Track and Field weekly award
  • Last Nebraska Indoor Field Athlete of the Week: Luke Pinkelman (Jan. 23, 2012)

2011-12 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

Jan. 16
T: Robby Creese, Fr., PSU
F: Max Mays, Sr., OSU


 

 

Jan. 23
T: Andy Bayer, Jr., IND
F: Luke Pinkelman, Sr., NEB

Jan. 30
T: Harun Abda, Jr., MINN
F: Troy Doris, Sr., IOWA
F: Luke Pinkelman, Sr., NEB