Michigan and Purdue Awarded Women’s Indoor Track and Field Weekly Honors
Feb. 14, 2018


Track Athlete of the Week 
Chloe Abbott, Purdue
So. – Northville, Mich. – Northville
• Ran the fastest collegiate time in the 400-meter dash at the Tyson Invitational with a time of 52.49, which ranks as the No. 5 time in the country, No. 1 in the Big Ten and No. 2 in school history
• Also ran the anchor leg of the 4x400 for the first time in her career, helping Purdue to a 3:31.63 finish and win the race by nearly two seconds (1.82 seconds) over LSU
• The 4x400 time currently ranks as the third-fastest in the NCAA, No. 1 in the Big Ten, the second-fastest time ever run by a Big Ten 4x400 team indoors and is a new school record
• Collects her first Indoor Track Athlete of the Week honor
• Last Purdue Indoor Track Athlete of the Week: Samara Miller (Jan. 31, 2018)

Field Athlete of the Week
Claire Kieffer-Wright, Michigan
Sr. – Pasadena, Calif. – South Pasadena
• Finished first in the high jump, jumping a career-best 1.84 meters, at the Kent State National Qualifier
• Currently ranks as tied for the No. 10 jump in the nation and tied for the No. 2 highest jump in Michigan history
• Highest clearance for a Wolverine in more than 13 years
• Collects her first Indoor Field Athlete of the Week honor
• Last Michigan Indoor Field Athlete of the Week: Kiley Tobel (Feb. 18, 2013)

2017-18 Women’s Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week

Dec. 6
T: Taylor Mullins, Jr., MSU
F: Stephanie Pajot, Jr., MSU

Dec. 13
T: Symone Black, Sr., PUR
F: Khayla Dawson, So., IND

Jan. 10
T: Haley Harris, Jr., IND
F: Sade Olatoye, Jr., OSU

Jan. 17
T: Erin Finn, Sr., MICH
T: Karrington Winters, Jr., OSU
F: Kaitlyn Long, Sr., MINN

Jan. 24
T: Briana Guillory, Jr., IOWA
T: Danae Rivers, So., PSU
F: Sade Olatoye, Jr., OSU

Jan. 31
T: Samara Miller, Fr., PUR
F: Petra Luteran, So., NEB

Feb. 7
T: Briana Guillory, Jr., IOWA
F: Georgia Ellenwood, Sr., WIS

Feb. 14
T: Chloe Abbott, So., PUR
F: Claire Kieffer-Wright, Sr., MICH