Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Honors

April 19, 2017

Track Athlete of the Week
Tori Gerlach, Penn State
Sr. – Perkasie, Pa. – Pennridge

  • Clocked the second-fastest time in the 3,000-meter steeplechase in both school history and the nation this season
  • Finished in a time of 9:50.60 to win the event and set a facility record at the Bucknell Classic
  • Earns the first outdoor track weekly award of her career
  • Last Penn State Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week: Kiah Seymour (May 7, 2014)

Field Athlete of the Week
Savannah Carson, Purdue
Jr. – Naperville, Ill. – Neuqua Valley

  • Won the long jump at the Louisville Invite with a school-record distance of 6.66 meters
  • Mark ranks second in the nation this season and first in the Big Ten
  • Collects the second Big Ten Outdoor Field weekly award of her career
  • Last Purdue Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week: Savannah Carson (April 5, 2017)