Fleming, Atnip Earn Weekly Honors

Matt Fleming (l), Piper Atnip (r)
Matt Fleming (l), Piper Atnip (r)

Benedictine University's Matt Fleming and Edgewood College's Piper Atnip have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Men's and Women's Indoor Track & Field Student-Athletes of the Week for events of Jan. 30-Feb. 5, as selected by the league's sports information directors.

Fleming (Chicago, Illinois) won the long jump (7.11 meters) and placed fifth in the 200-meter dash (22.67 seconds) at the Olivet Nazarene Invite. The sophomore currently holds the fourth fastest 200-meter time in the NACC.

Atnip (Mount Horeb, Wisconsin) set new 3,000-meter indoor school record (10:26.67) by nearly 20 seconds and improved her personal best by nearly 25 seconds at UW-Stevens Point's Pointer Invite. The sophomore currently owns fastest 3000-meter time in the NACC. She was also part of winning DMR team that ranks 44th nationally and second in the NACC (13:14.36).


Other men's nominations: Grant Johnson, Concordia Wisconsin; Hunter Salmon, Edgewood; Ben Franzke, Marian; Michael Van Alstyne, MSOE;

Other women's nominations: Rainasia Harris, Benedictine; Chelsee Wilson, Concordia Chicago; Jennifer Miller, Concordia Wisconsin; Kelsi Gregar, Marian; Jerica Kotarak, MSOE.