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SEC Track and Field Weekly Honors

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SEC Staff
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Co-Men's Runner of the Week: Cameron Miller, Florida

Florida's Cameron Miller clocked a 20.81 in his first collegiate 200-meter appearance to finish first at the Gamecock Opener. Miller's time leads the NCAA in the indoor 200 meters. The Dallas, Texas native missed a spot on Florida's incredibly deep All-Time Top 10 list by just 0.12 seconds.

Co-Men's Runner of the Week: Waleed Suliman, Ole Miss

Ole Miss' Waleed Suliman, the reigning SEC mile champion, opened his 2020 season with a victory in the mile at the Vanderbilt Invitational. His time of 3:57.03 ranks first in the NCAA this season. He now is the only Rebel to run two indoor miles in under four minutes.

Men's Field Athlete of the Week: Darryl Sullivan, Tennessee

Tennessee's Darryl Sullivan cleared a height of 2.33m (7-7.75) in the men's high jump at the Virginia Tech Invitational. The mark tied the all-time Southeastern Conference indoor record and vaulted Sullivan to No. 4 on the NCAA track & field all-time indoor performance list. It was also good for the world lead for the 2019-20 indoor season and topped the previous Tennessee school record of 2.31m.

Men's Freshman of the Week: Emmanuel Bynum, Tennessee

Tennessee's Emmanuel Bynum posted a pair of standout performances in the long sprints at the Virginia Tech Invitational. Bynum ran the fastest men's 400m dash in the SEC this season, taking second with a personal-best time of 47.20. The mark ranks ninth nationally. A day earlier, Bynum ran a time of 33.38 in the men's 300-meter dash that broke the all-time UT freshman record. Bynum placed himself No. 6 on Tennessee's list of all-time top-10 performers in the men's 300m.

Women's Runner of the Week: Tonea Marshall, LSU

LSU's Tonea Marsha became the third-fastest performer in NCAA history with the time of 7.86 (converted to 7.88 for altitude) in the 60m Hurdles at the Corky Classic. The time of 7.86 is a world lead and she also set an LSU school record. Marshall also lowered her PR from 8.04.

Co-Women's Field Athlete of the Week: Ellen Ekholm, Kentucky

Kentucky's Ellen Ekholm set a new school record, a new meet record and now has the best mark in the NCAA in the high jump with a 6-0.75 (1.85m) at the Ted Nelson Invitational. Ekholm's stiff competition included defeating the nation's third-best mark in Tyra Gittens of Texas A&M.

Co-Women's Field Athlete of the Week: Deborah Acquah, Texas A&M

Texas A&M's Deborah Acquah broke a 22-year old school record in the long jump with a mark of 21-6.75 (6.57m) at the Ted Nelson Invitational. Acquah's long jump is the best in the country so far this indoor season. She set the Texas A&M record by going four inches further than the previous record set back in 1998.

Women's Freshman of the Week: Semira Killebrew, Florida

Florida's Semira Killebrew clocked a 22.37 in the 200 meters to finish second at the Gamecock Opener. Her time ranks ninth in the country, and she is the top freshman nationally in the event.