Men's Outdoor Track & Field Weekly Award Announced For April 2-8

Luther Newburn
Luther Newburn

Benedictine University's Luther Newburn has been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Men's Outdoor Track & Field Student-Athlete of the Week for events of April 2-8, as selected by the league's sports information directors.

Newburn (Chicago, Ill.) won the triple jump and the high jump in the cold at the Benedictine Invite. His triple jump is the top leap in the nation to this point in the season at 14.78 meters, while his high jump mark of 1.95 meters leads the conference.

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Other nominations: Brandon Pichen, Aurora; Brandon Ellis, Concordia Chicago; Brandon Hargis, Concordia Wisconsin; Colin Wilson, Marian; Alex Moran, MSOE; Sasha Bornschlegl, Wisconsin Lutheran.