Michigan's Walter Named Big Ten Women's Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week

Michigan's Rebecca Walter earns first weekly indoor Conference award of the season.

Michigan's Rebecca Walter earns first weekly indoor Conference award of the season.

Jan. 11, 2005

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Athlete of the Week

Rebecca Walter, Michigan
JR/SO, Beverly Hills, Mich./Groves

Walter earns the first Athlete of the Week laurel of the season after a dominating performance in the mile at the Jack Harvey Invitational on Saturday.  The junior/sophomore set a personal best, finishing first with a time of 4:51.54, and falling just 3.94 seconds shy of the NCAA provisional qualifying standard.  This was Walter's first indoor meet since 2003.  The Beverly Hills, Mich. native is coming off a strong fall season, as she was named the 2004 Great Lakes Regional Cross Country Athlete of the Year after leading the Wolverines to the regional title.