Minnesota and Purdue Earn Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Weekly Awards
May 2, 2018


Track Athlete of the Week 
Brionna Thomas, Purdue
Sr. – Ft. Wayne, Ind. – Wayne
• Won every race she participated in at Drake Relays, claiming the 200-meters title with a time of 22.99 seconds
• Set new school records and helped the Purdue 4x200-meter squad to a first place finish with a time of 1:32.24 and the 4x400-meter team to a 3:28.42 finish, both times ranks at the second fastest in the NCAA
• Earns her second Big Ten Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week award and the second of the season
• Last Purdue Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week: Brionna Thomas (April 4, 2018)

Field Athlete of the Week
Temi Ogunrinde, Minnesota
Jr. – Cottage Grove, Minn. – Park
• Won her fourth hammer throw title of the season with a final mark of 67.07 meters at the Louisville Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational
• Defeated the second place finisher by over two meters and now leads the Big Ten in the event
• The 2016-17 Academic All-Big Ten honoree earns her first Big Ten Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week plaudit
• Last Minnesota Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week: Nicolle Murphy (April 4, 2018)

2018 Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week
March 21
T: Brittany Brown, Sr., IOWA
T: Symone Black, Sr., PUR
F: Savannah Carson, Sr., PUR

March 28
T: Maggie Barrie, Sr., OSU
F: Khayla Dawson, So., IND

April 4
T: Brionna Thomas, Sr., PUR
F: Nicolle Murphy, Sr., MINN

April 11
T: Devynne Charlton, Sr., PUR
T: Symone Black, Sr., PUR
F: Laulauga Tausaga, So., IOWA

April 18
T: Katherine Receveur, Jr., IND
F: Janae’ Moffitt, Jr., PUR

April 25
T: Jamie Morrissey, Sr., MICH
F: Georgia Ellenwood, Sr., WIS

May 2
T: Brionna Thomas, Sr., PUR
F: Temi Ogunrinde, Jr., MINN

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