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Nebraska junior James White was honored by the Big Ten Conference on Monday as he was selected as the Big Ten Co-Field Athlete of the Week. White shares the honor with Jon Lehman of Minnesota.
White finished first in the high jump at the Holiday Inn Invitational over the weekend, recording a personal-best leap of 7-5 ¼ (2.27). His mark leads the nation this season and ranks fifth all time at Nebraska. The honor marks the first Big Ten indoor track and field weekly award of his career.
2012-13 Men's Indoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week
Dec. 10 T: Zach Mayhew, Sr., IND
F: Derek Drouin, Sr., IND
Jan. 14 T: Casimir Loxsom, Sr., PSU
F: Jon Lehman, Jr., MINN
F: James White, Jr., NEB