Penn State and Ohio State Take Home Conference Honors




Jan. 31, 2011

Park Ridge, Ill. -
The conference office announced on Monday the weekly women's indoor track and field awards with Penn State's Shavon Greaves earning Track Athlete of the Week and Ohio State's Ashley Galbraith winning Field Athlete of the Week accolades.

Track Athlete of the Week
Shavon Greaves - Penn State
Sr. - Lakewood, N.J. - Lakewood

Shavon Greaves earned her first weekly award of the season after earning a first-place finish in the 4x400 relay and two top-five finishes at the Penn State National. Greaves was a member of the relay team which collected first place in a time of 3:37.25, the tenth fastest effort in the NCAA. The senior earned a second-place finish in the 60-meter dash, where she clocked a season-best time of 7.33. In the 200, Greaves posted an automatic qualifying time of 23.18, which is the fifth fastest time in the nation this season.

Last Penn State Track Athlete of the Week: Bridget Franek (Feb. 15, 2010)

Field Athlete of the Week
Ashley Galbraith - Ohio State
Jr. - Struthers, Ohio - Struthers

Ohio State's Ashley Galbraith set a personal record in the high jump at the Rod McCravy Memorial Meet this weekend. Galbraith cleared 1.79 meters, which is the sixth-best indoor mark in school history. The mark is tied for the 15th best in Division I and also tied for the best mark in the Big Ten this season. This is the first weekly honor of Galbraith's career and the first Field Athlete of the Week award for the Buckeyes since 2008.

Last Ohio State Field Athlete of the Week: Veronica Jatsek (Feb. 19, 2008)

2011 Women's Indoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week

Jan. 10
T: Madison McNary, Jr., OSU
F: Faith Sherrill, Sr., IND
Jan. 17
T: Christina Manning, Jr., OSU
F: Faith Sherrill, Sr., IND
Jan. 24
T: Chelsea Blanchard, Jr., IND
F: Dani Bunch, Fr., PUR
Jan. 31
T: Shavon Greaves, Sr., PSU
F: Ashley Galbraith, Jr., OSU

 

 

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