Michigan and Purdue Claim Weekly Accolades
Jan. 15, 2008
Men's Track Athlete of the Week
Harris broke the school record and hit an NCAA provisional time in the 60-meter dash crossing the tape in 6.64 seconds at the Eastern Michigan Open. The Wolverine junior held the previous record with 6.71 set last season at Red Simmons/Jack Harvey Invitational. Harris also set a new personal best in the long jump leaping 23-6 (7.16m) to win the event. The
Men's Field Athlete of the Week
Jon Pullum, Purdue
Pullum tossed an NCAA provisional qualifying mark in the 35-lb. weight throw at the Purdue Invitational, winning the event with a heave of 68-05.75 (20.87m.). The sophomore's effort is the fourth longest distance in school history. Pullum garners his first career weekly accolade.
Last PUR Field Athlete of the Week: Nedzad Mulabegovic (02/22/05)