MILWAUKEE, Wis. (naccsports.org) --- Concordia University Chicago's Kayla Armstrong (Chicago, Ill.) and Benedictine University's DJ Anderson (Darien, Ill.) have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) Outdoor Track and Field Student-Athletes of the Week for the week of April 1-7, 2019, as selected by the league's sports information directors.
Armstrong, a sophomore, won the 100- and 200-meter dashes at the Benedictine Invitational Saturday. Her winning time of 24.47 seconds in the 200 set a new school record and currently ranks first on the NCAA Division III performance list, while her 100 time of 12.21 sits ninth nationally. Both marks lead the NACC.
Anderson, a sophomore, won the triple jump with a leap of 13.87 meters (45-6.25) and finished third in the 200-meter dash in 21.96 at Saturday's Benedictine Invitational. Anderson's marks in both events currently lead the NACC with his mark in the triple jump ranking 24th nationally and his 200 time ranking 34th. The Eagles finished fourth in the men's team standings.
Past NACC Outdoor Track & Field Student-Athletes of the Week
|March||James Rudelich, Aurora||Jackie Schane, Aurora|
|April 1-7||DJ Anderson, Benedictine||Kayla Armstrong, Concordia Chicago|
|April 29-May 5|
|Fri., Apr. 05||MSOE||UW-Whitewater Rex Foster Twilight|
|Sat., Apr. 06||Aurora, Illinois Tech||Wheaton (Ill.) Thunder Invitational -- Wheaton, Ill.|
|Benedictine, CUC, Rockford||Benedictine University Duals -- Lisle, Ill.|
|CUW, Edgewood, Lakeland, Marian, WLC||Wisconsin Private College Championships -- Beloit, Wis.|
This Week's Meets
|Fri., Apr. 12||Aurora, Benedictine, CUC, CUW, Illinois Tech, Lakeland, MSOE, Rockford||Benedictine University Relays -- Lisle, Ill. [April 12-13]||Results|
|Aurora||UC San Diego Triton Invitational - La Jolla, Calif. [April 12-13]||Results|
|Sat., Apr. 13||Edgewood||UW-Platteville Invitational -- Platteville, Wis.||Results|
|WLC||Carroll (Wis.) Pioneer Invitational -- Waukesha, Wis.||Results|