Illinois and Penn State Earn Men’s Indoor Track and Field Weekly Plaudits
Jan. 31, 2018


Track Athlete of the Week 
Jon Davis, Illinois
Fr. – Fithian, Ill. – Oakwood
• Earned first place and became the 498th American to run a sub-4-minute mile with a time of 3:58.46, which converts to 3:55.46 on a banked track, at the Illini Classic
• Holds the fastest mile time in the nation this season as well as broke the Illinois indoor record
• Earns his first Indoor Track Athlete of the Week honor
• Last Illinois Indoor Track Athlete of the Week: Joe McAsey (Feb. 16, 2015)

Field Athlete of the Week
David Lucas, Penn State
So. – Lititz, Pa. – Warwick
• Captured the Penn State National Open title by more than three feet, improving on his school record and posting a mark of 21.81 meters
• Currently ranks as the No. 8 throw in the NCAA and the No. 3 throw in the Big Ten
• Collects his first Indoor Field Athlete of the Week honor
• Last Penn State Indoor Field Athlete of the Week: Bryce Williams (Jan. 17, 2018)

2017-18 Men’s Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week

Dec. 6
T: Will Agodu, Jr., MSU
F: Jerimiah Evans, Fr., MSU

Dec. 13
T: Ben Veatch, Fr., IND
F: Jyles Etienne, Fr., IND

Jan. 10
T: Nick Gray, Jr., OSU
F: Nick Demaline, Sr., OSU

Jan. 17
T: Colin Abert, Jr., PSU
F: Bryce Williams, Jr., PSU

Jan. 24
T: Isaiah Harris, Jr., PSU
F: Joe Ellis, Jr., MICH

Jan. 31
T: Jon Davis, Fr., ILL
F: David Lucas, So., PSU