Ohio State and Indiana Garner Weekly Honors
Jan. 17, 2011
Park Ridge, Ill. - The conference office announced on Monday the women's indoor track and field awards with Ohio State's Christina Manning earning the nod as Big Ten Track Athlete of the Week, while Indiana's Faith Sherrill earned the nod as Field Athlete of the Week for the second consecutive week.
Track Athlete of the Week
Christina Manning captured her first weekly award of the season after recording an NCAA- qualifying mark in the 60-meter hurdles during the Michigan dual last weekend. Her winning time of 8.13 is the fastest Division I time so far this year and the third-best time in Ohio State history. In the 200-meter dash, Manning earned her second first-place finish when she crossed the finish line with a converted mark of 24.00, making it the eighth fastest in the country so far this season.
Last Ohio State Track Athlete of the Week: Madison McNary (Jan. 10, 2011)
Field Athlete of the Week
Indiana's Faith Sherrill earns her second consecutive weekly award after breaking Purdue's Lambert Fieldhouse record in the shot put with a throw of 17.92 meters to help lift the Hoosiers over the Boilermakers last weekend. Sherrill bettered the NCAA automatic qualifying standard for the second straight meet and currently holds the top-two throws in the country this season. The Ft. Wayne, Ind., native's second victory came in the weight throw when she recorded a mark of 19.16 meters, which is 18th on the national list.
Last Indiana Field Athlete of the Week: Faith Sherrill (Jan. 10, 2011)
2011 Women's Indoor Athlete of the Week Awards