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Week 1: Track and Field Weekly Honors

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Men's Runner of the Week: Moitalel Mpoke, Texas A&M

Texas A&M's Moitalel Mpoke recorded a pair of NCAA-leading times at the Baldy Castillo Invitational last weekend. He won the 400m with an NCAA-leading time of 45.84. The race marked his first career open 400m. He followed as a member of the 4x400m, splitting 45.53 to help the Aggies win at 3:01.51, an NCAA-leading time.

Men's Co-Field Athlete of the Week: Dontavious Hill, Auburn

Auburn's Dontavious Hill cleared a new personal best 2.22m on his first attempt at the Tiger Track Classic, just a week after winning the bronze medal at NCAA Indoors. His mark leads the nation by nearly three inches.

Men's Co-Field Athlete of the Week: Joshua Sobota, Kentucky

Kentucky's Joshua Sobota won both the shot put and discus at the Black and Gold Invitational. His shot put distance leads the NCAA this season while his discus throw ranks eighth. His discus throw was a personal best and the ninth best for UK all-time outdoors while his shot put was a season best, including indoor competition.

Men's Freshman of the Week: Carson Lenser, South Carolina

South Carolina's Carson Lenser opened his outdoor collegiate career with a clearance of 5.11m/16-9.25 at the Tiger Track Classic. He finished in the top five and is tied for the 14th-best mark this season and third best among freshmen.

Women's Runner of the Week: Avi' Tal Wilson-Perteete, Texas A&M

Texas A&M's Avi' Tal Wilson-Perteete set a collegiate record in the 600m at 1:28.02 at the Baldy Castillo Invitational. The senior finished as the top collegian behind Nike professional and former Aggie standout Athing Mu.

Women's Field Athlete of the Week: Lianna Davidson, Texas A&M

Texas A&M's Lianna Davidson made her collegiate debut finishing as the top collegian in the javelin at 174-8/53.24m. Her mark ranks No. 1 in the West Region and the SEC, and she is currently No. 3 in the NCAA. Davidson became the seventh best performer all-time in Texas A&M history.

Women's Freshman of the Week: Katelyn Fairchild, Texas A&M

Texas A&M's Katelyn Fairchild became the eighth-best performer in Aggie history with the No. 4 performance in the NCAA this season with a mark of 174-2/53.10m in the javelin at the Baldy Castillo Invitational. She finished second overall behind teammate Lianna Davidson