Michigan and Michigan State Earn Women's Outdoor Track & Field Weekly Accolades

Michigan State's Ashley Stacey

April 2, 2014

Rosemont, Ill. -

Track Athlete of the Week
Brook Handler, Michigan
Jr. – Rochester Hills, Mich. – Rochester

  • Registered a first-place finish in the 1,500-meter run at the Raleigh Relays
  • Her time of 4:18.26 was a career best and currently ranks second in the NCAA this year
  • Earns the first outdoor track weekly award of her career
  • Last Michigan Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week: Jillian Smith (May 8, 2013)

Field Athlete of the Week
Ashley Stacey, Michigan State
Sr. – Riverdale, Ill. – Thornton Township

  • Posted first- and third-place efforts at the Raleigh Relays in the triple jump (12.80 meters) and long jump (6.07 meters), respectively
  • Her mark in the triple jump leads the Big Ten and is fifth in the nation this season
  • Added a fifth-place finish as part of the 4x100 meter relay team (46.18)
  • Collects the first Big Ten Outdoor Field weekly award of her career
  • Last Michigan State Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week: Tori Franklin (April 17, 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
April 2                   T: Brook Handler, Jr., MICH
                               F: Ashley Stacey, Sr., MSU