Purdue Sweeps Women's Indoor Track and Field Weekly Accolades




Dec. 9, 2013

Rosemont, Ill. -

Track Athlete of the Week
Megan Plenus, Purdue
Jr. – Crown Point, Ind. – Lake Central

  • Clocked a time of 2:13.92 in the 800-meter dash to finish first at the Mastodon Opener
  • Her time on a short, flat track converts to 2:12.40, which is currently the best in the country this season
  • Earns the first Big Ten Indoor Track & Field weekly award of her career
  • Last Purdue Indoor Track Athlete of the Week: Ebony Woodard (Feb. 21, 2011)

Field Athlete of the Week
Dani Bunch, Purdue
Sr. – Mahomet, Ill. – Mahomet-Seymour

  • Placed first in the shot put (16.77 meters) and weight throw (21.72 meters) at the Mastodon Opener
  • Both of her scores were school records and her shot put mark ranks second in the nation this season
  • Earns the first Big Ten Indoor Track and Field weekly award of her career
  • Last Purdue Indoor Field Athlete of the Week: Leah Eber (Feb. 6, 2012)

2013-14 Women’s Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week
Dec. 9                    T: Megan Plenus, Jr., PUR
                                F: Dani Bunch, Sr., PUR


 

 

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