Nebraska and Wisconsin Collect Men's Outdoor Track & Field Weekly Awards

May 14, 2014

Rosemont, Ill. -

Track Athlete of the Week
Sean Pille, Nebraska
So. – Oakland, Neb. – Oakland-Craig  

  • Finished first in the 110-meter hurdles (13.96 seconds) and was the top collegiate finisher in the 400-meter hurdles (51.15 seconds) at the Nebraska Invite
  • Both of his times were personal bests
  • Earns the first outdoor track weekly award of his career
  • Last Nebraska Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week: Miles Ukaoma (April 23, 2014)

Field Athlete of the Week
Michael Lihrman, Wisconsin
Jr. – Rice Lake, Wis. – Rice Lake

  • Broke his school record in the hammer throw en route to a first-place effort at the Wisconsin Open
  • His mark of 71.10 meters ranks first in the Big Ten and fifth in the nation this season
  • Collects the first Big Ten Outdoor Field weekly award of his career
  • Last Wisconsin Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week: Danny Block (May 11, 2011)

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
April 30                 T: Vanier Joseph, Sr., ILL
                                F: Patrick Raedler, Sr., NEB
                                F: Darrell Hill, Jr., PSU
May 7                    T: Brannon Kidder, So., PSU
                                F: Zach Siegmeier, Sr., MINN
May 14                 T: Sean Pille, So., NEB
                                F: Michael Lihrman, Jr., WIS