Men's Track & Field Weekly Honors (April 21, 2019)
Posted: Apr 23, 2019
Track Athlete of the Week
Devon Davis, Thomas College
(Sophomore - Troy, Maine)
Davis qualified for his second NCAA Division III Regional Championship event, recording a time of 50.94 in the 400-meter dash at the Fitchburg State Eric Loeschner Memorial Invitational on Saturday. Davis beat 14 other competitors to win the event by over two seconds. He also set a new standard in the NAC with that time.
Field Athlete of the Week
Alex Irving, SUNY Delhi
(Sophomore - Binghamton, New York)
Irving qualified for the All-Atlantic Region Track and Field Championship with a new personal record in the triple jump at East Stroudsburg's All-American Meet. He met both marks on his first jump at 13.51 meters, then improved to 13.84 meters on his third and final jump to take second place in the event and the top spot in the NAC so far this season.
Rookie of the Week
Jarrod Hooper, Thomas College
(Freshman - Lyman, Maine)
Hooper won the 800-meter run at the Fitchburg State Eric Loeschner Memorial Invitational on Saturday. The freshman ran in 2:00.54 to top the field of 28 competitors, edging-out second place by 0.34 seconds. He now holds the second-best time in the NAC to date.