Illinois and Ohio State Earn Women's Indoor Track & Field Weekly Accolades

Jan. 30, 2012

Track Athlete of the Week

Christina Manning, Ohio State
Sr. – Waldorf, Md. – Westlake

  • Placed first in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.04 at the Rod McCravy Memorial, which ranks first in the nation and is an NCAA-qualifying performance
  • Recorded a first-place finish in the 200-meter dash (23.84)
  • Earns her third Indoor Track and Field weekly award of the season and the fourth of her career
  • Last Ohio State Indoor Track Athlete of the Week: Christina Manning (Jan. 16, 2012)

Field Athlete of the Week

Stephanie Richartz, Illinois
So. – Island Lake, Ill. – Carmel

  • Placed first and set a new school record in the pole vault (4.18 meters) at the Mark Colligan Memorial
  • Her effort ranks first in the Big Ten and seventh in the nation this season
  • Earns the first Indoor Track and Field weekly award of her career
  • Last Illinois Indoor Field Athlete of the Week: Melissa Bates (Jan. 25, 2010)


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

Jan. 30
T: Christina Manning, Sr., OSU
F: Stephanie Richartz, So., ILL