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Indiana and Purdue Earn Mens Indoor Track and Field Weekly Accolades

February 4, 2014
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Track Athlete of the Week

J.R. Ricker, Indiana

Jr. – Indianapolis, Ind. – Cathedral



·         Recorded a first-place finish in the 5,000-meter run at the Indiana Relays

·         His time of 14:07.55 is the best in the Big Ten and third in the nation
this season

·         Earns the first indoor track and field weekly award of his career

·         Last Indiana Indoor Track Athlete of the Week: Matt Schwartzer (Jan. 27,
2014)



Field Athlete of the Week

Chukwuebuka Enekwechi, Purdue

So. – Laurelton, N.Y. – Francis Lewis



·         Posted a first-place finish in the weight throw (23.62 meters) and
seventh-place effort in the shot put (17.83 meters) at the Findlay Elite, one of the
top indoor throwing events in the country

·         His weight throw mark broke his own school record and currently ranks
first in the world this season

·         Reels in the fourth indoor track and field weekly award of his career and
third of the season

·         Last Purdue Indoor Field Athlete of the Week: Chukwuebuka Enekwechi (Jan.
20, 2014)



2013-14 Men’s Indoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week

Dec. 9                    T: Brandon Winters, Sr., PUR

                                F: Chukwuebuka Enekwechi, So., PUR

Dec. 16                 T: Jordan Gornall, So., IND

                                F: Dylan Anderson, So., IND

Jan. 13                  T: Joe McAsey, So., ILL

                                T: Demoye Bogle, Sr., OSU

                                F: Chukwuebuka Enekwechi, So., PUR

Jan. 20                  T: Levi Gipson, So., NEB

                                F: Chukwuebuka Enekwechi, So., PUR

Jan. 27                  T: Matt Schwartzer, So., IND

                                F: Michael Lihrman, Jr., WIS

Feb. 3                    T: J.R. Ricker, Jr., IND

                                F: Chukwuebuka Enekwechi, So., PUR


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