Feb. 8, 2010
The conference office announced on Monday the fifth weekly men’s indoor track and field awards for meets through February 1-7. Ohio State’s Jeff See and Penn State’s Blake Eaton garnered Track and Field Athlete of the Week laurels, respectively.
Track Athlete of the Week:
Jeff See, Ohio State
Sr. - Middletown, Ohio – Middletown
Senior Jeff See ran a sub-four minute mile Saturday at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational, finishing in first-place in the prestigious Meyo Mile with an NCAA automatic qualifying time of 3:58.82. A three-time All-American, See recorded the second-best time in the NCAA this season and the second-best run in Ohio State indoor history. See is only the second Buckeye to ever run a sub-four minute mile - indoor or outdoor - while donning the Scarlet and Gray.
Last Ohio State Indoor Athlete of the Week: Thomas Murdaugh (Jan. 18, 2010)
Field Athlete of the Week:
Blake Eaton, Penn State
Jr. - Allegeny, N.Y. - Allegeny-Limestone
Junior Blake Eaton tossed a personal-best 60-10.50 (18.55m) to win the shot put competition in helping the Penn State men to a second-place standing on Saturday at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup at Horace Ashenfelter III Indoor Track. The NCAA provisional qualifying mark bettered his previous personal standard by nearly 10 inches. Eaton's performance, which also improves his position on the NCAA descending order list, is currently ranked ninth nationally and second among conference competitors.
Last Penn State Field Athlete of the Week: Clarence Smith (Feb. 9, 2009)