Iowa, Ohio State and Penn State Take Home Men's Outdoor Track & Field Weekly Awards




April 10, 2013

Co-Track Athletes of the Week
Justin Austin, Iowa
Sr. – Milwaukee, Wis. – Brown Deer

  • Placed first in the 100- (10.37) and 200-meter dash (20.55) and 4x100-meter relay (39.35) at the Jim Click Shootout
  • Both dash times rank first in the Big Ten this season, while his 200-meter effort is second in the NCAA
  • Earns the first Big Ten outdoor track and field weekly award of his career
  • Last Iowa Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week: Erik Sowinski (April 13, 2011)

Brannon Kidder, Penn State
Fr. – Lancaster, Ohio – Lancaster

  • Placed first in the 800-meter run (1:47.71) at the Crimson Tide Invitational
  • His time ranks first in the conference and second in the NCAA this season
  • Earns the first Big Ten outdoor track and field weekly award of his career
  • Last Penn State Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week: Robby Creese (April 18, 2012)

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

  • Placed first in the long jump (8.10 meters) and triple jump (15.84 meters) at the Jim Click Shootout
  • His long jump effort ranks third in the NCAA this season, while his triple jump mark is first in the Big Ten and ninth in the nation
  • Earns the fourth Big Ten outdoor track and field weekly award of his career and second this season
  • Last Ohio State Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week: Michael Hartfield (March 27, 2013)

 

 

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

April 3                 T: Harun Abda, Sr., MINN

                          F: Derek Drouin, Sr., IND

April 10               T: Justin Austin, Sr., IOWA

                          T: Brannon Kidder, Fr., PSU

                          F: Michael Hartfield, Sr., OSU