Nebraska and Purdue Take Home Women's Indoor Track and Field Weekly Accolades




Jan. 27, 2014

Rosemont, Ill. -

Track Athlete of the Week
Kadecia Baird, Nebraska
Fr. – Brooklyn, N.Y. – Medgar Evers College Prep

  • Was the top collegiate finisher in the 300-meter run at the New Balance Games, finishing second behind Olympian Shaunae Miller   
  • Her time of 37.26 was a personal best and ranks first in the nation this season
  • Earns the first indoor track and field weekly award of her career
  • Last Nebraska Indoor Track Athlete of the Week: Ashley Miller (Jan. 23, 2012)  

Field Athlete of the Week
Dani Bunch, Purdue
Sr. – Mahomet, Ill. – Mahomet-Seymour

  • Posted first-place finishes in the shot put (17.10 meters) and weight throw (22.17 meters) at the Gladstein Invitational
  • Her mark in the weight throw currently ranks first in the country, while her shot put score is second nationally
  • Collects the fifth indoor track and field weekly award of her career and third consecutive honor
  • Last Purdue Indoor Field Athlete of the Week: Dani Bunch (Jan. 20, 2014)

2013-14 Women’s Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week
Dec. 9                    T: Megan Plenus, Jr., PUR
                               F: Dani Bunch, Sr., PUR
Dec. 16                 T: Arianne Raby, Sr., IND
                               F: Nina Gutermuth, So., IND
Jan. 13                  T: Chesna Sykes, Sr., OSU
                               F: Dani Bunch, Sr., PUR
Jan. 20                  T: Alena Brooks, Sr., MINN
                               F: Dani Bunch, Sr., PUR
Jan. 27                  T: Kadecia Baird, Fr., NEB
                               F: Dani Bunch, Sr., PUR


 

 

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