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Griva Earns Big Ten Honor

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Track Athlete of the Week

Alena Brooks, Minnesota

Sr. – Diego Martin, Trinidad – Diego Martin Government Secondary

 

  • · Placed second overall and first among collegians in the 800-meter run (2:06.24) at the Meyo Invitational
  • · Her 800-meter time ranks first in the Big Ten and sixth in the NCAA this season
  • · Recorded a first-place finish in the distance medley relay (11:28.31)
  • · Earns the first indoor track and field award of her career
  • · Last Minnesota Indoor Track Athlete of the Week: Heather Dorniden (Jan. 26, 2009) 

 

Field Athlete of the Week

Mara Griva, Nebraska

Sr. – Ventspils, Latvia – Ventspils University College

 

  • · Placed first in the long jump (6.21 meters) and second in the triple jump (12.93) at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational
  • · Both marks rank first in the conference, while her triple jump and long jump efforts are eighth and ninth in the nation, respectively, this season
  • · Earns the first indoor track and field award of her career
  • · Last Nebraska Indoor Field Athlete of the Week: N/A

 

2012-13 Women's Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week

Dec. 12 T: Kelsey Duerksen, Sr., IND

F: Courtney Woodard, Sr., IND

Jan. 14 T: Samantha Murphy, Jr., ILL

T: Kelsey Duerksen, Sr., IND

F: Marlene Ricketts, Jr., PSU

Jan. 21 T: Samantha Murphy, Jr., ILL

F: Beth Rohl, Sr., MSU

Jan. 28 T: Leah O'Connor, So., MSU

F: Beth Rohl, Sr., MSU

Feb. 4 T: Alena Brooks, Sr., MINN

F: Mara Griva, Sr., NEB

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