Nebraska and Penn State Take Home Men's Outdoor Track & Field Weekly Awards




April 17, 2013

Track Athlete of the Week
Robby Creese, Penn State
So. – Mount Airy, Md. – Glenelg

  • Placed first with a personal-best 1,500-meter run time of 3:41.32 at the Bison Outdoor Classic
  • His effort ranks first in the Big Ten, second in the NCAA this season and fourth in school history
  • Earns the second Big Ten outdoor track and field weekly award of his career and first this season
  • Last Penn State Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week: Brannon Kidder (April 10, 2013)

Field Athlete of the Week
Chad Wright, Nebraska
Jr. – Kingston, Jamaica – Calabar

  • Placed first in the discus throw (60.82 meters) at the Nebraska Quad Meet
  • His mark ranks first in the Big Ten and third in the nation this season
  • Earns the third Big Ten outdoor track and field weekly award of his career and first this season
  • Last Nebraska Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week: Chad Wright (April 11, 2012)

 

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

April 17               T: Robby Creese, So., PSU

                          F: Chad Wright, Sr., NEB