May. 2, 2005
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Co-Athletes of the Week
Aarik Wilson, Indiana
SR, Fallon, Nev./Churchill County
Wilson collects Co-Athlete of the Week laurels after posting two first-place finishes at the Drake Relays this weekend. The senior jumper captured the long and triple jump titles with season-best leaps of 54-05.25 (16.59m) and 25-10.25 (7.88m), respectively. The Fallon, Nev., native has qualified for the NCAA Mideast Regional meet in Bloomington, Ind., on May 27-28.
Nick Willis, Michigan
SO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand/Hutt Valley
After earning his first-ever weekly award of the outdoor season last week, Willis again earned a share of this week's award as he contributed to the Wolverine sweep of the distance relay events at the Penn Relays last weekend. Michigan claimed the distance medley relay title in 9:22.57, raced to a 16:04.54 finish in the 4xMile and took home the 4x800m crown in a time of 7:22.59. The sophomore was named Male College Athlete of the Relays for the second time in three years after posting splits of 3:55.1 (DMR), 3:56.2 (4xMile) and 1:48.6 (4x800m).