BAY CITY, Mich. - Ashland University junior Drew Windle (New Albany, Ohio) and senior Donald Duke (Clarington, Ohio/Hannibal River) have been chosen as the GLIAC Men's Outdoor Track & Field "Athletes of the Week."
GLIAC Men's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week:
Drew Windle - Ashland
Junior - New Albany, Ohio
Ashland University junior Drew Windle won the 800 meters at the George Mason Invitational last Saturday. His time was 1:46.91. That's the second fastest time in the country this season - all divisions. The field at George Mason included more than 70 other professional and Division I competitors. That time is 10th on the all-time NCAA Division II list. Windle's time is the fastest by an NCAA Division II runner since 1997.
2014 GLIAC Men's Track Athletes of the Week: (4/2) Lamar Hargrove - TU, (4/9) Wilner Marcelin - TU, (4/16) Drew Windle - AU.
GLIAC Men's Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week:
Donald Duke - Ashland
Senior - Clarington, Ohio/Hannibal River
Ashland University senior Donald Duke finished first in the shot put at the All-Ohio Meet at the University of Cincinnati. His winning mark measured 61-7.75. That's an automatic qualifier for nationals and it is the longest throw in the nation (NCAA II).
2014 GLIAC Men's Field Athletes of the Week: (4/2) Justin Welch - UF, (4/9) Justin Welch - UF, (4/16) Donald Duke - AU.