Feb. 26, 2008
Men's Track Athlete of the Week
Ibrahim Kabia, Minnesota
Jr., Brooklyn Center, Minn. / Champlin Park
Kabia blazed the straightaway at the Snowshoe Open clocking a 6.73 in the 60-meter dash. The junior's time marks a season-best and hit the NCAA provisional qualifying standard. Kabia is honored with his second all-time weekly accolade.
Last MINN Track Athlete of the Week: Ibrahim Kabia (2/20/07)
Men's Field Athlete of the Week
Lenny Jatsek, Ohio State
Sr., Walton Hills, Ohio / Trinity
In his final tune-up before the Big Ten Championships, Jatsek claimed the weight throw event in an NCAA automatic qualifying mark of 69-9.75 (21.50). His toss is tops in the Big Ten this season, and stands as fourth-best in school history. The Buckeye senior takes home his third career weekly laurel.
Last OSU Field Athlete of the Week: Lenny Jatsek (2/12/08)