Illinois and Ohio State Take Home Men's Outdoor Track & Field Weekly Awards

March 27, 2013

Track Athlete of the Week
Vanier Joseph, Illinois
Jr. – Redford, Mich. – Thurston

  • Placed first in the 110-meter hurdles with a personal-best time of 13.89 at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge
  • His effort ranks first in the Big Ten and fifth in the nation this season
  • Earns the first outdoor track and field weekly award of his career
  • Last Illinois Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week: Andrew Riley (May 2, 2012)

Field Athlete of the Week
Michael Hartfield, Ohio State
Sr. – Manchester, Conn. – Manchester

  • Recorded a first-place finish in the long jump (8.08 meters) at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational
  • His long jump mark ranks first in the NCAA this season and is a personal record
  • Earns the third Big Ten outdoor track and field weekly award of his career and first this season
  • Last Ohio State Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week: Michael Hartfield (May 4, 2011)


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

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

March 27
T: Vanier Joseph, Jr., ILL
F: Michael Hartfield, Sr., OSU