Feb. 6, 2007
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CO-TRACK ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
Tiffany Ofili, Michigan
So., Ypsilanti, Mich./Ypsilanti
Ofili recorded an NCAA automatic qualifying time of 8.05 in the 60-meter hurdles at the Meyo Invitational over the weekend. With the time, the sophomore re-set her own school record in the event for the third time this season and now ranks as the top competitor in the nation in the 60-meter hurdles. This is Ofili's second career honor and her second this season.
Last MICH AOW: Tiffany Ofili (1/16/07)
Heather Dorniden, Minnesota
So., Inver Grove Heights, Minn./Rosemount
Dorniden qualified automatically for the NCAAs with a win in the 800-meter run at the Meyo Invitational. The sophomore's time of 2:04.33 marks the fastest time in the country in that event so far this season. The award is the first of Dorniden's career.
Last MINN AOW: Liz Roerhig (T) & Liz Alabi (F) (1/23/07)
FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Liz Alabi, Minnesota
Sr., Brooklyn Park, Minn./Brooklyn Center
Alabi recorded two NCAA provisional marks at the Meyo Invitational in South Bend, Ind., last weekend. The senior hurled for 62'06.00" in the weight throw to take first in the event and then took third in the shot put with a length of 50'00.50". This marks Alabi's second career honor and her second this season.
Last MINN AOW: Liz Roehrig (T) & Liz Alabi (F) (1/23/07)