Thursday, May 4, 2017

Track & Field Honors

Three Catamount track & field student-athletes were named Southern Conference Athletes of the Week on Wednesday.

Juniors Keion Crossen and Mateius Brown swept the men’s awards while senior Hailey Cook took home the women’s field athlete of the week honor.

Crossen ran the 100m in 10.38 seconds – a new SoCon-leading time – at the WCU Invitational, Brown won the shot put title at the WCU Invitational, & Cook competed in the shot put, hammer throw and discus throw at the WCU Invitational. She registered a conference-leading throw 15.31m (50-02.75) in the shot put to place second overall, her best mark in the shot put of 15.31m ranks 38th in the East Regional outdoor qualifying list. In the hammer throw, Cook threw for 52.00m, also the top mark in the SoCon this season, to earn a fifth-place finish in the event. In the discus, Cook placed second overall with a best-throw of 43.85m (143-10). With that mark, Cook is currently No. 2 in the event among SoCon competitors.

Courtesy WCU Athletics Media Relations                  

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