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SEC Track and Field Weekly Honors

22 days ago
SEC Staff
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Men's Co-Runner of the Week: Langston Jackson, Kentucky

Kentucky's Langston Jackson registered the No. 2 time in the NCAA in the 200m (20.72) and the No. 4 time in the NCAA in the 60m (6.61) at the Rod McCravy Memorial. He leads the SEC in both events.

Men's Co-Runner of the Week: Bryce Deadmon, Texas A&M

Texas A&M's Bryce Deadmon posted the second fastest 400 in the country this season and fastest of the week with a time of 45.86 at the Texas Aggie Invitational. He is one of just two student-athletes to crack the 46 second mark in the 400 this year. Deadmon was a member of the 4x400 relay team that clocked a 3:07.31, the fastest by an SEC team this season.

Men's Field-Athlete of the Week: Ja'Mari Ward, Missouri

Missouri's Ja'Mari Ward set a meet record and won the men's long jump at the Texas Aggie Invitational with a mark of 7.92m (26-0), which ranks third in the country this season. Ward was one of four Tigers to earn first place finishes in field events.

Men's Freshman of the Week: Kyle Garland, Georgia

Georgia's Kyle Garland was the top collegiate finisher (second overall) in the long jump at the Bob Pollock Invitational with a mark of 25-2.75. This effort made him the country's top freshman in the event, 11th overall nationally and seventh in the Georgia record books.

Women's Co-Runner of the Week: Abby Steiner, Kentucky

Kentucky's Abby Steiner opened in the 200m on Friday at the Rod McCravy Memorial and set the fastest time in the NCAA with a time of 23.06. Steiner also was on the 4x400m relay team which has the fastest time in the SEC, NCAA and the world (3:31.29).

Women's Co-Runner of the Week: Alexis Holmes, Kentucky

Kentucky's Alexis Holmes set the top time in the NCAA and SEC in the 400m with her time of 52.27 at the Rod McCravy Memorial. With Holmes at anchor, the 4x400m relay team of Megan Moss, Abby Steiner, Dajour Miles and Holmes set the fastest time in the SEC, NCAA and the world on Saturday (3:31.29).

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

Kentucky's Ellen Ekholm broke her own school record with her high jump mark for the second consecutive week and is once again the sole leader of the high jump in the NCAA this season with a mark of 1.86m/6-1.25 at the Rod McCravy Memorial.

Women's Co-Field Athlete of the Week: Shey Taiwo, Ole Miss

Ole Miss' Shey Taiwo finished as the top-collegian in the weight throw at the Rod McCravy Memorial. Her PR throw of 22.23m (72-11.75) ranks first in the NCAA, and she now ranks second in school history.

Women's Freshman of the Week: Jasmine Mitchell, Ole Miss

Ole Miss' Jasmine Mitchell placed second among collegians in the weight throw at the Rod McCravy Memorial. Her PR of 22.23m (72-11.75) briefly led the NCAA, before teammate Shey Taiwo took the NCAA lead. Mitchell now ranks second in the NCAA and first among freshmen in the event.