Track Athlete of the Week
Michael Veatch, Miami, Sr., Middletown, Ohio/Middletown
Set a personal best of 9:05.26 in the steeplechase, surpassing the NCAA Provisional Qualifying Mark of 9:07.00. He defeated second place Bill Keckeis of Cincinnati by two seconds.
Field Athlete of the Week
Dan Beach, Miami, Sr., Arlington, Ohio
Beach finished second in the hammer throw with a throw of 183-05 at the Southern Ohio Cup.
Additional Track Nominees
Ezekiel Porter, Buffalo, So., Rochester, NY/East
Porter ran a personal-best 47.77 in the 400-meters at the Raleigh Relays in windy conditions finishing 14th overall in a field of 110 entrants. He also ran strong legs in the 4x100 and 4x200 meter relays to lead the Bulls to season-best times in both events.
Aiman Scullion, Kent State, So., Salem, Ohio/Salem
Sophomore distance runner Aiman Scullion didn’t just hold his own in his first 10,000-meter run. He won. Scullion clocked a time of 30 minutes, 31.46 seconds in his career debut in the event.
Additional Field Nominees
Alex Stamatakis, Buffalo, Jr., Crete, Greece/First Technical & Vocational School of Crete
Stamatakis placed second overall in the men's discus at the Raleigh Relays. His distance of 165-0 (50.30m) was a season's best mark.