MAC Announces Men's and Women's Indoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week

Updated 2/11/2009

MAC Women’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week

Amber Williams, Ball State

Event: Meyo Invitational 

Williams’ times in the 60m Dash (7.54) and 200m Dash (24.56) were season-best efforts and are the top times in the league to date this season. Also own's the MAC's best time to date in the 60m Hurdles. She was the top league performer and defeated three runners from No. 15 Minnesota and one from No. 3 Michigan in the 60m Dash Final.  Top league performer and defeated two runners from No. 15 Minnesota and one from No. 3 Michigan in the 60m Hurdles.  Top league performer and defeated one runner from No. 15 Minnesota and one from No. 3 Michigan in the 200m Dash Final.           

                       

MAC Women’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week

Fatimah Hill, Buffalo

Event: New Balance Collegiate Meet

Hill bettered her existing ECAC qualifying mark by four inches and finished second to North Carolina's Ashley Hill by just a quarter inch (19-9.75, 6.04m).Hill was one of two individuals to finish the long jump better than 6.00m. She leads the MAC in the event.                       

 

MAC Men’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week

David Brent, Eastern Michigan

Event: Meyo Invitational Competitive

Brent hit an NCAA provisional qualifying time of 4:01.49 in the Meyo Mile Run at the Meyo Invitational to finish sixth behind three nationally ranked runners (Shane Knoll, winner, ranked second in the country...Justin Switzer, third, rank fifth in the country...Jacob Boone, fourth,ranked sixth in the nation). His time currently ranks him 14th in the country, first in the conference and seventh all-time in school history.                 

 

MAC Men’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week

Matt Pfleger, Kent State

Event: Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup  

Pfleger won the men’s weight throw with a provisional qualifying toss of 63’-11.5” at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup. That mark ranks seventh on the Golden Flashes’ all-time indoor track and field list.