Michigan State, Nebraska and Purdue Earn Women's Indoor Track & Field Weekly Accolades




Jan. 23, 2012

Track Athlete of the Week

Ashley Miller, Nebraska
Sr. – Tipton, Iowa – Tipton

  • Placed first in the 3,000-meter run (9:21.59) at the adidas Classic
  • Her time ranks first in the Big Ten and eighth in the nation this season
  • Earns the first Big Ten Indoor Track and Field weekly award of her career
  • Last Nebraska Indoor Track Athlete of the Week: N/A

Co-Field Athlete of the Week

Becca Buchholtz, Michigan State
Sr. – East Troy, Wis. – East Troy

  • Placed first and set a new school record in the high jump (1.83 meters) at the Notre Dame Invitational
  • Her effort ranks first in the Big Ten and second in the nation this season
  • Earns her first Indoor Track and Field weekly award of the season and the second of her career
  • Last Michigan State Indoor Field Athlete of the Week: Tori Franklin (Jan. 16, 2012)

Leah Eber, Purdue
Sr. – Indianapolis, Ind.

  • Placed first in the long jump (6.25 meters) and triple jump (12.10 meters) at the Gene Edmonds Cup
  • Her long jump distance ranks first in the Big Ten and second in the nation, while her triple jump mark is ninth in the conference
  • Earns the first indoor track and field weekly award of her career
  • Last Purdue Indoor Field Athlete of the Week: Dani Bunch (Jan. 24, 2011)

 

2011-12 Women’s Indoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week

Dec. 12       T: Aireonna Bailey, Jr., IND

                  F: Emma Kimoto, Jr., IND

 

Jan. 9         T: Christina Manning, Sr., OSU


 

 

                  T: Mahagony Jones, So., PSU

                  F: Kiley Tobel, So., MICH

 

Jan. 16       T: Rebecca Addison, Jr., MICH

                  T: Christina Manning, Sr., OSU

                  F: Tori Franklin, Fr., MSU

 

Jan. 23       T: Ashley Miller, Sr., NEB

                  F: Becca Buchholtz, Sr., MSU

                  F: Leah Eber, Sr., PUR

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