Iowa and Nebraska Earn Men's Outdoor Track & Field Weekly Laurels

Nebraska's Miles Ukaoma

April 23, 2014

Rosemont, Ill. -

Track Athlete of the Week
Miles Ukaoma, Nebraska
Sr. – Maize, Kan. – Maize

  • Finished second in elite section of the 400-meter hurdles at the Mt. SAC Relays
  • His time of 49.76 seconds ranks first in the Big Ten and third in the nation this season
  • Earns the first outdoor track weekly award of his career
  • Last Nebraska Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week: Levi Gibson (April 2, 2014)

Field Athlete of the Week
Babatunde Amosu, Iowa
Jr. – London, England – Croydon

  • Posted a first-place effort in the triple jump at the Mt. SAC Relays
  • His mark of 15.97 meters was a personal best and ranks sixth in the NCAA this year
  • Collects the first Big Ten Outdoor Field weekly award of his career
  • Last Iowa Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week: Adam Hamilton (May 1, 2007)

2014 Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week

March 19             T: Andrew Kendrick, Sr., PUR
                                F: Coy Blair, So., PUR
March 26             T: Nolan Fife, Jr., IND
                                F: Zach Siegmeier, Sr., MINN
April 2                   T: Levi Gibson, So., NEB
                                F: Billy Stanley, So., OSU
April 9                   T: Mason Ferlic, So., MICH
                                F: Billy Stanley, So., OSU
April 16                 T: Vanier Joseph, Sr., ILL
                                F: Steve Waithe, Jr., PSU
April 23                 T: Miles Ukaoma, Sr., NEB
                                F: Babatunde Amosu, Jr., IOWA