Indiana and Wisconsin Collect Men's Indoor Track and Field Weekly Awards

Indiana's Rorey Hunter

Indiana's Rorey Hunter

Feb. 24, 2014

Rosemont, Ill. -

Track Athlete of the Week
Rorey Hunter, Indiana
Jr. – Cairns, Australia – St. Andrews Catholic College

  • Helped Indiana to a first-place finish and Hoosier record in the distance medley relay (9:27.72) at the Alex Wilson Invitational
  • Posted a time of 3:58.10 for the 1,600-meter leg of the relay
  • Earns the first indoor track and field weekly award of his career
  • Last Indiana Indoor Track Athlete of the Week: J.R. Ricker (Feb. 3, 2014)

Field Athlete of the Week
Michael Lihrman, Wisconsin
Jr. – Rice Lake, Wis. – Rice Lake

  • Broke the NCAA Division I record in the weight throw (24.27 meters) en route to a first-place effort at the Red & White Open
  • His mark is currently No. 1 in the world this year
  • Reels in the third indoor track and field weekly award of his career 
  • Last Wisconsin Indoor Field Athlete of the Week: Michael Lihrman (Feb. 10, 2014)

2013-14 Men’s Indoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week
Dec. 9                    T: Brandon Winters, Sr., PUR
                                F: Chukwuebuka Enekwechi, So., PUR
Dec. 16                 T: Jordan Gornall, So., IND
                                F: Dylan Anderson, So., IND
Jan. 13                  T: Joe McAsey, So., ILL
                                T: Demoye Bogle, Sr., OSU
                                F: Chukwuebuka Enekwechi, So., PUR
Jan. 20                  T: Levi Gipson, So., NEB
                                F: Chukwuebuka Enekwechi, So., PUR
Jan. 27                  T: Matt Schwartzer, So., IND
                                F: Michael Lihrman, Jr., WIS
Feb. 3                    T: J.R. Ricker, Jr., IND
                                F: Chukwuebuka Enekwechi, So., PUR
Feb. 10                 T: Brannon Kidder, So., PSU
                                F: Michael Lihrman, Jr., WIS
Feb. 17                 T: Reed Connor, Sr., WIS
                                F: Steve Waithe, Jr., PSU
Feb. 24                 T: Rorey Hunter, Jr., IND
                                F: Michael Lihrman, Jr., WIS


 

 

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