Indiana Sweeps Women's Outdoor Track & Field Weekly Awards

Indiana's Sophie Gutermuth

March 26, 2014

Rosemont, Ill. -

Track Athlete of the Week
Samantha Ginther, Indiana
Sr. – Fort Wayne, Ind. – Carroll

  • Posted a first-place finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the 49er Classic
  • Her time of 10:24.89 is second in the nation this year and seventh all-time at Indiana
  • Collects the first outdoor track weekly award of her career
  • Last Indiana Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week: Kelsey Duerksen (April 18, 2012)

Field Athlete of the Week
Sophie Gutermuth, Indiana
So. – Leo, Ind. – Leo

  • Recorded a first-place effort in the pole vault at the 49er Classic
  • Her mark of 4.15 meters is fourth in both Hoosier history and in the NCAA this season
  • Earns the first Big Ten Outdoor Field weekly award of her career
  • Last Indiana Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week: Sydney Clute (May 8, 2013)

2014 Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week
March 19             T: Aarin Jones, So., PUR
                                F: Nikki Nunn, Sr., PUR
March 26             T: Samantha Ginther, Sr., IND
                                F: Sophie Gutermuth, So., IND