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




Feb. 13, 2012

Track Athlete of the Week

Andrew Riley, Illinois
Sr. – Kingston, Jamaica – Calabar

  • Placed first in the 60-meter hurdles, clocking an NCAA automatic qualifying time (7.69), at the Tyson Invitational
  • His hurdles time ranks first in the Big Ten and second in the nation this season
  • Set an Illinois record in the 60-meter dash (6.68), which is tied for first in the conference this season
  • Earns his first weekly award of the season and the second Indoor award of his career
  • Last Illinois Indoor Track Athlete of the Week: Andrew Riley (Feb. 14, 2011)

Field Athlete of the Week

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

  • Placed first in the shot put with an NCAA-qualifying mark of 19.52 meters at the Tyson Invitational
  • His shot put distance ranks first in the Big Ten and sixth in the nation this season
  • Earns his third weekly award this season
  • Last Nebraska Indoor Field Athlete of the Week: Luke Pinkelman (Jan. 30, 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

Feb. 6
T: Andy Bayer, Jr., IND
F: Japheth Cato, So., WIS


 

 

Feb. 13
T: Andrew Riley, Sr., ILL
F: Luke Pinkelman, Sr., NEB