Minnesota Sweeps Men's Outdoor Track & Field Weekly Awards




March 20, 2013

Track Athlete of the Week
Alex Brend, Minnesota
Fr. – Hawthorn Woods, Ill. – Lake Zurich

  • Placed first in the 800-meter run (1:51.88) at the Baldy Castillo Invitational
  • His effort ranks first in the Big Ten and 10th in the nation this season
  • Earns the first outdoor track and field weekly award of his career
  • Last Minnesota Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week: Hassan Mead (May 6, 2009)

Field Athlete of the Week
Quentin Mege, Minnesota
Sr. – Chelles, France – Lyee Jehan De Chelles

  • Recorded a first-place finish in the hammer throw (67.49) at the Baldy Castillo Invitational
  • His hammer throw mark ranks first in the NCAA this season
  • Earns his second Big Ten outdoor track and field weekly award
  • Last Minnesota Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week: Quentin Mege (April 25, 2012)

 

2013 Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week

March 20
T: Alex Brend, Fr., MINN
F: Quentin Mege, Sr., MINN