Feb. 19, 2008
Women's Track Athlete of the Week
Nicole Edwards, Michigan
Sr., Winnipeg, Manitoba / Vincent Massey
Edwards beat her own school mile record this weekend at the Tyson Invitational with an NCAA automatic time of 4:33.23. The senior captain finished third behind two professional runners, but was first among collegiate competition. Her time is a personal-best and the fastest ran by a collegian so far this season by over four seconds. Edwards takes home her third career weekly award.
Last MICH Track Athlete of the Week: Nicole Edwards (1/22/08)
Women's Field Athlete of the Week
Veronica Jatsek, Ohio State
Sr., Walton Hills, Ohio / Trinity
Jatsek tossed a career-best weight throw with an NCAA automatic qualifying mark of 69-01.25 (21.06m) at the All-Ohio Championships last weekend. Her winning heave is tied for fourth-best in the country and first in the Big Ten. The Ohio native garners her fourth career weekly honor.
Last OSU Field Athlete of the Week: Veronica Jatsek (1/16/08)