Spartans Sweep Weekly Awards

Spartans Sweep Weekly Awards

Aurora University's Bobby Cooks and Deterrica Simpkins have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Men's and Women's Indoor Track & Field Student-Athletes of the Week for events of Nov. 28-Dec. 4, as selected by the league's sports information directors.

Cooks (Pembroke Pines, Florida) won the 60-meter hurdles at the Grand Valley State Holiday Open with an AU and NACC record-tying time of 7.95 seconds and then competed in the Illinois Wesleyan First Chance and finished second in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.16.

Simpkins (St. Petersburg, Fla.) set a new Spartan record in the 300-meter dash to win the event and then won the preliminary round in the 60 meter at the Illinois Wesleyan First Chance.


Other men's nominations: Samual Spranger, Concordia Wisconsin;

Other women's nominations: Nicole Veldhorst, Concordia Wisconsin.