Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Honors

May 10, 2017

Track Athlete of the Week
Nate Roese, Minnesota
Sr. – Woodbury, Minn. – East Ridge

  • Set a personal record in the 800-meter race at the Bear Cat Twilight
  • Won the event in a time of 1:49.63
  • Earns the first outdoor track weekly award of his career
  • Last Minnesota Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week: Harun Abda (April 3, 2013)

Co-Field Athletes of the Week
Greg Thompson, Maryland
So. – London, England – Queens Park Community School

  • Broke a 34-year-old school record in the discus throw with a toss of 60.28 meters at the Kehoe Twilight Meet
  • Distance currently ranks 10th in the nation
  • Claims the first Big Ten Outdoor Field weekly award of his career
  • Last Maryland Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week: N/A

Riley Budde, Wisconsin
Jr. – Beaver Dam, Wis. – Beaver Dam

  • Earned victories in both the shot put and hammer throw at the Wisconsin Alumni Classic, setting a new school record in the shot put at 19.42 meters
  • Hammer throw mark of 66.79 meters ranks second in school history
  • Earns the first Big Ten Outdoor Field weekly award of his career
  • Last Wisconsin Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week: Zach Ziemek (April 13, 2016)