Michigan State and Penn State Collect Women's Indoor Track and Field Weekly Awards




Feb. 17, 2014

Rosemont, Ill. -

Co-Track Athletes of the Week
Rachele Schulist, Michigan State
Fr. – Zeeland, Mich. – Zeeland West

  • Broke the school record in the 5,000-meter run at the SPIRE Invitational 
  • Her time of 9:06.85 ranks eighth in the country this year
  • Reels in the first indoor track and field weekly award of her career
  • Last Michigan State Indoor Track Athlete of the Week: Leah O’Connor (Jan. 28, 2013)  

Kiah Seymour, Penn State
So. – Washington, D.C. – Archbishop Carroll

  • Recorded first-place finishes in the 400-meter dash (52.74) and 4x400-meter relay (3:35.31) at the SPIRE Invitational
  • Her mark in the 400-meter event was a personal record and currently ranks eighth nationally this season
  • Earns the first indoor track and field weekly award of her career
  • Last Penn State Indoor Track Athlete of the Week: Evonne Britton (Feb. 3, 2014)  

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

  • Tied her own school record in the triple jump (13.39 meters) en route to a first-place finish at the SPIRE Invitational
  • Her mark currently ranks first in the Big Ten and fourth in the nation this season
  • Collects the fourth indoor track and field weekly award of her career and second of the season
  • Last Michigan State Indoor Field Athlete of the Week: Tori Franklin (Feb. 10, 2014)