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Track & Field Weekly Honors

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SEC Staff
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Men's Runner of the Week: Brandon McBride, Mississippi State

**Mississippi State's Brandon McBride recorded a personal-best 1:44.63, the third-fastest time in NCAA history, in the 800m run last weekend at the Jace LaCoste Invitational.

**His time is also the top time in the event in the world this year.

**McBride's time is also the MSU record in the event. He is also ranked 17th in the 1500m run with a time of 3:41.92 from the Florida Relays.

Men's Field Athlete of the Week: Latario Collie, Texas A&M

**Texas A&M's Latar­io Collie won the triple jump at the LSU Invitational, leading an Aggie 1-2-3 sweep of the event, with a wind-aided mark of 54-10 ¼, which is the second best collegiate mark this season under all conditions.

**Collie only trails the leading collegiate mark by half an inch. The second best mark in the SEC behind Collie is 53-0 ¾.

**Collie opened with a windy 54-3 ¾ in the first round and then produced his winning mark in the final round.

Men's Freshman of the Week: Denzel Comenentia, Georgia

**Georgia's Denzel Comenentia won his second meet of the year in the hammer after his sixth and final throw measured 218 feet, 9 inches at the Georgia Invitational.

**He remains ninth on the national list in the event.

**Comenentia returned in the shot put and was the second collegiate finisher and seventh overall (61-7.50) in a competition featuring eight throwers who went over 61 feet and five who went over 64 feet.

Women's Runner of the Week: Dominique Scott, Arkansas

**Arkansas' Dominique Scott became the sixth collegian in NCAA history to run a sub-32 in the 10K with her 31:56.84 performance at the Payton Jordan Invitational.

**Her 10K time is a new program record and a 15 second PR. Scott-Efurd is the only Razorback to run under 32 minutes in the event in Arkansas history.

**She now has the best time in the SEC and NCAA in both the 5K and 10K. Scott-Efurd is now the seventh-best NCAA 10K performer of all-time.

Women's Field Athlete of the Week: Maggie Malone, Texas A&M

**Texas A&M's Maggie Malone recorded the best javelin throw in the nation last weekend, winning the LSU Invitational with a mark of 190-10 (58.18) as she led an A&M 1-2-3-4-5 finish that produced 33 points. Malone threw the javelin over 190 feet for the third time this season.

**She finished ahead of two post-collegians with Kim Hamilton runner-up at 185-8 (56.60) and Fawn Miller, the 2014 NCAA champion for Florida, third with a 162-0 (49.38).

**The mark by Malone is the third best performance all-time at A&M, following her school record 198-0 and a 193-10 from this season.

Women's Freshman of the Week: Jasmine Quinn, Kentucky

**Kentucky's Jasmine Quinn ran 12.73w aided by a +2.1 m/s wind, to win the 100m hurdles and score 10 points for UK, leading the Wildcats to the win at one of the nation's top scored meets.

**Quinn's time is the second fastest qualifying time recorded by a collegian this season, leads the SEC and is tops in the nation among freshman.

**The time is one of the fastest hurdles times recorded by a freshman in recent seasons. USC's Dior Hall ran a wind-legal 12.74 at the NCAA Championships last season, and Georgia's Kendall Williams ran 12.84 in 2014 as a freshman.