Wisconsin Sweeps Men's Indoor Track and Field Weekly Awards

Feb. 4, 2013

Track Athlete of the Week
Austin Mudd, Wisconsin
So. – Greenwood, Ind. – Center Grove

  • Placed first in the one-mile run (3:59.33), which leads the Big Ten and ranks eighth nationally this season, at the Meyo Invitational
  • Ran the 800-meter leg in the Badgers’ winning distance medley relay effort (9:49.45), which ranks third in the conference and 14th in the NCAA
  • Earns the first indoor track and field weekly award of his career
  • Last Wisconsin Indoor Track Athlete of the Week: Maverick Darling (Feb. 7, 2011)

Field Athlete of the Week
Japheth Cato, Wisconsin
Jr. – Crete, Ill. – Bloom

  • Recorded a first-place finish in the heptathlon (6,024) at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational
  • His effort is first in the conference, second in the NCAA and fourth in the world this season
  • Has topped 5,900 points four times in his career and owns each of the top four marks in Big Ten history
  • Earns the second indoor track and field weekly award of his career and first this season
  • Last Wisconsin Indoor Field Athlete of the Week: Japheth Cato (Feb. 6, 2012)