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SEC Indoor Track and Field Weekly Honors

97 days ago
SEC Staff
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Men's Runner of the Week: Daniel Roberts, Kentucky
Kentucky's Daniel Roberts ran the top 60m dash (6.68) and 60m hurdles (7.71) times in the SEC to sweep the short sprint and hurdles at the Jim Green Invitational. He leads the SEC in both the 60m and 60H. Roberts tied his personal best in the hurdles, and lowered his dash best to tie for No. 5 on the UK all-time list. He is ranked in the top-10 nationally in both events, including second in the 60H.

Men's Field Athlete of the Week: Jacob Wooten, Texas A&M
Texas A&M's Jacob Wooten produced a collegiate-leading 18-3 ¾ (5.58m) in winning the pole vault at the Ted Nelson Invitational with a meet record. His mark is also the current U.S. leader and ranks sixth on the 2019 world list. He leads the SEC by a full foot in the early stage of the indoor season and ended up with the NO. 2 performance on the Aggie all-time list.

Men's Freshman of the Week: Matt Young, Arkansas
Arkansas' Matt Young made his Razorback indoor debut in fashion, running the second-fastest mile time in the SEC this season (4:09.85) in a fourth-place finish at the Arkansas Invitational. His time of 4:09.85 is the sixth-fastest by a freshman in the country this season.

Women's Runner of the Week: Aliyah Abrams, South Carolina
South Carolina's Aliyah Abrams ran the nation's fastest time twice on Friday. First she posted a time of 52.87 to win the 400m at the Orange & Purple Elite, then she ran the anchor leg of the 4x4 team as the team posted a time of 3:34.43. Abrams tops the NCAA leaderboard for the first time in her career.

Women's Co-Field Athlete of the Week: Lexi Jacobus, Arkansas
Arkansas' Lexi Jacobus finished her season-opening meet with an NCAA-leading mark of 4.49m/14-8.75 in the pole vault at the Arkansas Invitational. Her clearance not only leads the NCAA, but is No. 4 in the world this season.

Women's Co-Field Athlete of the Week: Stamatia Scarvelis, Tennessee
Tennessee's Stamatia Scarvelis shattered her own school record in the weight throw, tossing a personal best 22.54m (73-11.5) at the UAB Blazer Invite. Her mark is more than four feet further than any other SEC women's athlete this season, and she currently leads the country by more than two feet.

Women's Freshman of the Week: Sha'Carri Richardson, LSU
LSU's Sha'Carri Richardson clocked the second fastest time in the NCAA in her collegiate debut with a 7.23 in the 60m dash at the UAB Vulcan Invitational. Her time ranks No. 1 in the SEC, and she is also fourth in the world for 2019.