Benedictine University's Luther Newburn has been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Men's Indoor Track & Field Student-Athlete of the Week for events of Jan. 29-Feb. 4, as selected by the league's sports information directors.
Newburn (Chicago, Ill.) competed in a pair of events at the Olivet Nazarene Invite. The sophomore took second in the high jump while winning the triple jump. The mark in the triple jump is currently the best in the nation at 15.10 meters. Newburn sits in a tie for 17th best nationally in the high jump with the mark of 2.03 from the Olivet event.
Other nominations: Brandon Pichen, Aurora; Jensen Inouye, Concordia Chicago; Lucas Caminiti, Edgewood; Jacob Leiden, Marian; Trey Horbinski, MSOE; Jonah Jahns, Wisconsin Lutheran.