BLOOMINGTON, Ind.-- Select athletes on the No. 12 Indiana womens and No. 15 Indiana mens (April 22 Trackwire) track and field teams will compete at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa, while others are headed to the Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Pa.
Indianas John Jefferson and Danielle Carruthers are the Big Ten Conference Mens and Womens Track and Field Athletes of the Week for the period ending April 19, the league office announced Monday afternoon. Jefferson and Carruthers have been honored for turning in the nations second-fastest times this season in their respective events at last weekends Mt. Sac Relays in Walnut, Calif.
This marks the second time this season that Indiana has won or shared both awards in the same week. On March 31, Hoosier All-American long jumper Rose Richmond won the womens award, while defending national runner-up triple jumper Aarik Wilson shared the mens laurel with Ohio States Dan Taylor. Indiana is the only school to sweep the awards in the same week this season.