Nebraska and Wisconsin Earn Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Weekly Awards
May 9, 2018


Track Athlete of the Week 
Lakayla Harris, Nebraska
Jr. – Miami, Fla. – Miami Northwestern
• Won the Nebraska Invitational 200-meters with a wind-aided personal best time of 23.15 seconds
• Now ranks tied for sixth in Nebraska history in any condition
• Earns her first Big Ten Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week award
• Last Nebraska Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week: Jessica Furlan (May 2, 2013)

Field Athlete of the Week
Sophia Rivera, Wisconsin
Fr. – Brentwood, Mo. – Brentwood
• Won the shot put event with a final throw of 16.80 meters and took first in the javelin with a 52.88 final throw
• Threw the second best shot put and javelin throw in the NCAA last week with a new PR and is now the only NCAA athlete to be ranked in the top-20 in both the shot put and javelin
• Earns her first Big Ten Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week plaudit
• Last Wisconsin Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week: Georgia Ellenwood (April 25, 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

May 9
T: Lakayla Harris, Jr., NEB
F: Sophia Rivera, Fr., WIS

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