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

Ohio State's Ashlee Abraham

Ohio State's Ashlee Abraham

Feb. 10, 2014

Rosemont, Ill. -

Track Athlete of the Week
Ashlee Abraham, Ohio State
Sr. – Detroit, Mich. – Renaissance

  • Posted a personal-best time of 7.29 seconds in the 60-meter run en route to a first-place finish at the Armory Collegiate Invitational
  • Her mark is third all-time at Ohio State and seventh in the country this year
  • Added a sixth-place effort in the 200-meter run (24.28)
  • Earns the second indoor track and field weekly award of her career and first of the season
  • Last Ohio State Indoor Track Athlete of the Week: Chesna Sykes (Jan. 13, 2014)   

Field Athlete of the Week
Tori Franklin, Michigan State
Jr. – Westmont, Ill. – Downers Grove South

  • Broke the school record in the triple jump (13.39 meters) en route to a first-place finish at the Meyo Invitational
  • Her mark currently ranks first in the Big Ten and third in the nation this season
  • Added a 10th-place effort in the long jump (5.81 meters)
  • Collects the third indoor track and field weekly award of her career and first of the season
  • Last Michigan State Indoor Field Athlete of the Week: Beth Rohl (Jan. 28, 2013)

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
Feb. 3                    T: Evonne Britton, Sr., PSU
                                F: Dani Bunch, Sr., PUR
Feb. 10                 T: Ashlee Abraham, Sr., OSU
                                F: Tori Franklin, Jr., MSU