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SEC Indoor Track and Field Weekly Honors

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Men's Runner of the Week: Matthew Boling, Georgia

Georgia's Mathew Boling left the field behind in his first 200-meter dash of the season with a world-leading time of 20.49 at the Clemson Invite. This ties for the third-best time of his career. Boling also had a successful meet in the field events, placing first and setting a school record and world-leading mark in the long jump.

Men's Field Athlete of the Week: Bobby Colantonio Jr., Alabama

Alabama's Bobby Colantonio Jr., came away with a toss of 24.15m in the weight throw at the Blazer Invitational, shattering his own Alabama school record and landing in the No. 7 spot on the all-time collegiate top-10. His mark is No. 1 in the world and leads the nation this season by more than a meter. On the season, he has three of the top-five throws in the nation.

Men's Freshman of the Week: Brandon Battle, Arkansas

Arkansas' Brandon Battle sped to a career best of 46.59 in claiming a 400m victory at the Arkansas Invitational, producing the second fastest time in the world at the early stage of the 2022 season. Battle later ran on the winning 4×400 relay, producing a split of 46.25 on the second leg, as the Razorbacks posted a time of 3:10.59.

Women's Co-Runner of the Week: Grace Stark, Florida

Florida's Grace Stark won the 60m hurdles at the Clemson Invite with a school record time of 7.86 seconds. The time leads the NCAA this season and is tied for third all-time in NCAA history with Tonea Marshall.

Women's Co-Runner of the Week: Shafiqua Maloney, Arkansas

Arkansas' Shafiqua Maloney posted a collegiate-leading career best of 52.33 to lead a Razorback 1-2-3-4 sweep in the 400m. She currently ranks fourth on the 2022 world indoor list. Then in the 800m a 2:04.82 collegiate leading time bettered the meet record. Maloney ranks third on the 2022 800m world indoor list. Then a 52.29 anchor split by Maloney in the 4x400 relay produced a meet record winning time of 3:30.79, the current world leader by two-plus seconds.

Women's Field Athlete of the Week: Lamara Distin, Texas A&M

Texas A&M's Lamara Distin won the Ted Nelson Invitational high jump with an indoor personal best clearance of 6-2/1.88m. She stands at No. 2 on the world list, and she became the second-best high jumper indoors in Aggie history. Her mark is currently ranked No. 1 in the NCAA and she set a Ted Nelson Invitational meet record.

Women's Co-Freshman of the Week: Kennedy Wade, Texas A&M

Texas A&M's Kennedy Wade won the 400m dash of the Ted Nelson Invitational with a time of 54.26. Her time is currently fifth fastest in the SEC and eighth best in the NCAA. Wade also ran on the 4x400m relay that won with a time of 3:40.76, which ranks No. 5 in the SEC and No. 16 in the NCAA.

Women's Co-Freshman of the Week: Kenondra Davis, Georgia

Georgia's Kenondra Davis made her collegiate debut and was third in the 200-meter dash with the sixth-best time (23.62) in UGA history and the eighth-fastest finish in the NCAA this year at the Clemson Invite. She also clocked a 7.43 in the 60m to take over the No. 7 slot in the school record books.