Track & Field Athletes of the Week - Week 10

05/13/2016 19:18

Rashad Swank-Jones (Lane, Freshman)

-- Event: 100m; Mark: 10.59, Event: 200m; Mark: 21.12 at Oregon Twilight
Nominator Comments: "A huge breakout meet for Rashad. He shattered his lifetime bests in both sprint races, moving to #2 on Lane's all-time 100/200m list."

Tyler Blakeley (Spokane, Freshman)
-- Event: 1,500m; Mark: 5:02.37, Event: Decathlon; Mark: 6109, Event: High Jump; Mark: 2.08m (6' 9 3/4"), Event: Long Jump; Mark: 6.99m (22' 11"), Event: Pole Vault; Mark: 3.25m (10' 7 3/4") at NWAC Multi-Event Championships
Nominator Comments: "In Tyler's second-ever decathlon meet, he finished with six personal bests including the new conference decathlon high jump record and his gutsy 1500m to hang on to 3rd overall."

Kylee O'Connor (Lane, Sophomore)
-- Event: 100m Hurdles; Mark: 15.60, Event: 200m; Mark: 26.51, Event: 400m Hurdles; Mark: 1:04.25, Event: 800m; Mark: 2:20.75, Event: Heptathlon; Mark: 4276 at NWAC Multi-Event Championships
Nominator Comments: "NWAC Heptathlon Champion with impressive sprints/hurdles. Ran a lifetime best 400H three days later at Oregon Twilight."

Derese Litzey-Adams (Lane, Sophomore)
-- Event: Hammer; Mark: 145'08" at Linfield Open
Nominator Comments: "Derese threw a personal best by 18 feet to move into the NWAC 2nd position."