Indiana and Nebraska Earn Women's Outdoor Track & Field Weekly Honors




April 24, 2013

Track Athlete of the Week
Jessica Furlan, Nebraska
Sr. – Regina, Saskatchewan – Dr. Martin Leboldus

  • Placed first among collegians in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a personal-best time of 9:58.52 at the Mt. SAC Relays
  • Her time ranks first in the Big Ten and third in the NCAA this season
  • Earns the first outdoor track and field weekly award of her career
  • Last Nebraska Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week: Mara Weekes (May 9, 2012)

Field Athlete of the Week
Emma Kimoto, Indiana
Sr. – Richmond, B.C. – R.A. McMath Secondary School

  • Finished first in the high jump (1.83 meters) at the Polytan Invitational
  • Her effort leads the Big Ten and is tied for ninth in the NCAA this season
  • Earns the second Big Ten outdoor track and field weekly award of her career and first this season
  • Last Indiana Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week: Kyla Buckley (April 3, 2013)

 

2013 Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week

March 20             T: Alexis Franklin, Fr., OSU

                          F: Emily Becker, Jr., PUR

March 27             T: Ashley Spencer, So., ILL

                          F: Nikki Nunn, Jr., PUR

April 3                 T: Morolake Akinosun, Fr., ILL

                          F: Kyla Buckley, Jr., IND

April 10               T: Ashley Spencer, So., ILL

                          F: Lauren Kenney, So., PSU

April 17               T: Mahagony Jones, Jr., PSU

                         F: Tori Franklin, So., MSU

April 24              T: Jessica Furlan, Sr., NEB

                         F: Emma Kimoto, Sr., IND