Indiana and Michigan Collect Women's Outdoor Track & Field Weekly Honors

Indiana's Kyla Buckley

April 9, 2014

Rosemont, Ill. -

Track Athlete of the Week
Alex Leptich, Michigan
Sr. – Ann Arbor, Mich. – Saline

  • Posted a first-place finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase to help Michigan to a tri-meet win over California and Virginia
  • Her time of 10:04.86 was a personal best and is first in the conference and third in the nation this season
  • Collects the second outdoor track weekly award of her career and first this season
  • Last Michigan Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week: Brook Handler (April 2, 2014)

Field Athlete of the Week
Kyla Buckley, Indiana
Sr. – Indianapolis, Ind. – North Central

  • Recorded a first-place effort in the shot put at the Crimson Tide Invitational  
  • Her mark of 17.08 meters ranks first in the Big Ten and second in the NCAA this year
  • Earns the second Big Ten Outdoor Field weekly award of her career and first of the season
  • Last Indiana Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week: Sophie Gutermuth (March 26, 2014)

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
April 9                   T: Alex Leptich, Sr., MICH
                                F: Kyla Buckley, Sr., IND