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SEC Indoor Track and Field Weekly Honors

7 days ago
SEC Staff

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Men’s Co-Runner of the Week: Amon Kemboi, Arkansas Arkansas’s Amon Kemboi set a career best time of 7:42.29, which ranks as the No. 4 performer and performance on the collegiate all-time list. When including outdoor marks, Kemboi ranks No. 6 collegian all-time. Kemboi’s time ranks third among collegians this season and he is the current SEC leader in both the 3,000m and 5,000m.

Men’s Co-Runner of the Week: Ole Miss DMR The Ole Miss quartet of John Rivera Jr. (1200m; 2:51.4), Jacob Lough (400m; 48.7), Tiarnan Crorken (800m; 1:47.4) and Mario Garcia Romo (mile; 3:54.1) finished second in one of the fastest distance medley relay races in NCAA history at an SEC-leading 9:21.94. It was the sixth-fastest time in NCAA history on all-conditions list (run on Notre Dame’s oversized track). The time ranks third in the NCAA in 2022.

Men’s Field Athlete of the Week: Bobby Colantonio Jr., Alabama Alabama’s Bobby Colantonio won the weight throw at the LSU Twilight with a 23.70 meters, his fourth win of the season coming with a throw better 22.50-or-better. Each of his winning throws is at least a meter better than the next best thrower in the SEC.

Men’s Freshman of the Week: Elias Schreml, Arkansas Arkansas’ Elias Schreml anchored the Razorback distance medley relay to a school record time of 9:24.56 with a 3:57.01 split on the 1,600m leg. The Razorbacks finished fifth in the high caliber race, becoming the eighth fastest school while occupying No. 11 on the all-time world list and No. 10 on the all-time collegiate list. Arkansas smashed the previous school record of 9:28.35 set in 2009.

Women’s Runner of the Week: Ole Miss DMR The Ole Miss foursome of Anna Elkin (1200m; 3:25.0), Jayda Eckford (400m; 54.9), Loral Winn (800m; 2:06.6) and Sintayehu Vissa (mile; 4:30.4) won a stacked women’s distance medley relay final at Notre Dame’s Alex Wilson Invitational, leading a group of four sub-11 groups at a massive new school record of 10:57.76. It ranks as 18th-fastest time on NCAA all-time, all-conditions list (was run on Notre Dame’s oversized track), fourth in the NCAA and second in the SEC this season.

Women’s Field Athlete of the Week: Lyndsey Reed, Ole Miss Ole Miss’ Lyndsey Reed broke her own school record for the third straight meet at 4.41m/14-05.50, winning the pole vault competition amidst a stacked field at the Arkansas Qualifier. It was a three-inch PR and ranks No. 6 in the NCAA and No. 3 in the SEC.

Women’s Freshman of the Week: Joanne Reid, Arkansas Arkansas’ Joanne Reid set a career best of 23.32 to place third in her section and fourth overall in the 200m at the Arkansas Qualifier. She is currently the second fastest true freshman in the SEC and in the nation behind a 23.29. Racing indoor for the first time in her career, Reid has progressed over 200m from a 23.94 debut to 23.76, 23.56, and 23.35 prior to the 23.32 over a span of five consecutive meets.

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