Zach Harper ? Akron
Junior - Solon, Ohio / Solon HS
Competed at the Campbell/Wright Invitational. Harper started the meet's running events posting an NCAA Regional time in the 110 meter hurdle preliminaries with a time of 14.29. In the final, he bettered that, placing second behind unattached runner Reggie Rucker (13.96), with a time of 14.17 ? third-best on the UA all-time performer list. Harper also placed second in the high jump with a leap of 6-6.
Greg Pilling ? Central Michigan
Junior - London, Ont./Sir Frederick Banting SS
Pilling padded his MAC lead in the discus with a school-record throw of 191-1, moving himself up the national ranks with the toss. He also took fourth in the hammer throw with a solid toss of 186-2.
Honorees this Year
Mar. 24 - Daniel Harris ? Buffalo
Apr. 1 - Michael Veatch ? Miami
Apr. 8 - Ackeem Forde, Eastern Michigan
Apr. 15 ? Michael Veatch ? Miami
Apr. 22- Brian Smith, Buffalo
Apr. 29 ? Ezekiel Porter, Kent State
May 6 ? David Brent, Eastern Michigan
May 13 ? Zach Harper, Akron
Mar. 24 - Kevin Dwyer ? Miami
Apr. 1 - Casey Garbaty ? Buffalo
Apr. 8 - Daniel Kinsey, Akron
Apr. 15 ? Nick Erdesky, Akron
Apr. 22- Greg Pilling, Central Michigan
Apr. 29 ? Matt Pfleger, Bowling Green
May 6 ? Brian Florek, Kent State
May 13 - Greg Pilling, Central Michigan
Kevin Lanier ? Eastern Michigan
Sophomore- White Lake, Mich.-Lakeland
Lanier set a career-best time in the 110-meter hurdles, running 14.52 seconds to place third. He also finished fourth in the 400-meter hurdles, running 53.09, competing at the Len Paddock Invitational.
Destin Heasley ? Kent State
Sophomore - Massillon, Ohio/Massillon Washington
Won the 800 for a second time this season. In a time of 1:51.25 at the Campbell-Wright Open.
Sam Cosgrove - Miami
Senior - Hilliard, Ohio/Hilliard Darby
Finished 13th in the Invitational 1500 meter run at the Billy Hayes Invitational... ran a time of 3:53.
Tyler Sweet ? Akron
Sophomore - Warren, Pa. / Warren HS
At the Campbell/Wright Invitational, he won the javelin with a MAC-best throw of 217-6. He bettered his NCAA Regional standing to seventh-best in the region (32nd in the NCAA), and defeated two others with NCAA Regional marks.
Casey Garbaty ? Buffalo
Freshman - Sarnia, Ontario/Northern CI
At the Campbell/Wright Open (4 teams), placed second in the Javelin; 209-9 (63.93m), broke his own school record and extended his NCAA East Regional qualifying distance. Garbaty extended his own school record in the javelin by five feet while competing on his 20th birthday.
Vinnie Tyle ? Eastern Michigan
Sophomore - Fowlerville, Mich.-Fowlerville
Tyle threw a career-best mark of 171-04 in the javelin throw at the Len Paddock Invitational. His mark was good for a seventh place finish.
Matthew Pfleger ? Kent State
Junior - Garrettsville, Ohio/James A. Garfield
At the Campbell-Wright Open Won the 800 for a second time this season with a time of 1:51.25.
Nathan Hoch - Miami
Freshman - Logan, Ohio/Logan
Posted two top 10 finishes at the Billy Hayes Invitational.... Placed sixth in the shot put at 49-08.25... Was seventh in the discus with a throw of 157-11... the mark was his best of the year and ranks seventh this season in the MAC.