Men’s Track and Field Weekly Plaudits Go to Indiana and Rutgers

Feb. 15, 2017

Track Athlete of the Week

Izaiah Brown, Rutgers

So. – Amsterdam, N.Y. – Amsterdam

  • Recorded first-place finishes in the 400-meter race and the 4x400-meter relay at the SPIRE Indoor Invitational
  • Time of 45.67 is currently the second fastest in the nation
  • Secures the second indoor track and field weekly award of his career
  • Last Rutgers Indoor Track Athlete of the Week: Izaiah Brown (Jan. 13, 2016)

Field Athlete of the Week

Eric Bethea, Indiana

So. – Piscataway, N.J. – Piscataway Township

  • Finished first in the triple jump at the Tyson Invitational
  • Mark of 16.34 meters currently ranks fifth in the NCAA and first in the Big Ten
  • Collects his first career Indoor Field Athlete of the Week honor
  • Last Indiana Indoor Field Athlete of the Week: Derek Drouin (Feb. 11, 2013)

2016-17 Men’s Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week

Dec. 14

T: Bryce Millar, Fr., IND

F: Luca Wieland, Sr., MINN

Jan. 11

T: Dominik Seitzer, Sr., OSU

T: Kinard Rolle, Jr., PUR

F: Anaquan Peterson, Sr., PUR

Jan. 18

T: Daniel Kuhn, Jr., IND

F: O’Shea Wilson, So., IOWA

Jan. 25

T: Isaiah Harris, So., PSU

F: Joe Ellis, So., MICH

Feb. 1

T: Ned Willig, Sr., MICH

T: Isaiah Harris, So., PSU

F: Nick Demaline, Jr., OSU

Feb. 8

T: Daniel Kuhn, Jr., IND

F: Steven Bastien, Sr., MICH

Feb. 15

T: Izaiah Brown, So., RU

F: Eric Bethea, So., IND