MILWAUKEE, Wis. (naccsports.org) --- Milwaukee School of Engineering's Jerica Kotarak and Benedictine University's DeVonte Wilson have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) Indoor Track and Field Student-Athletes of the Week for week of January 21-27, 2019, as selected by the league's sports information directors.
Kotarak, a senior from Wind Lake, Wisconsin, won the triple jump and took third in two other events at the Tadd Metzger Invitational hosted by Carthage College. She won the triple jump with a NACC-leading jump of 11.16 meters (36-7 1/2). Kotarak finished third in the 55-meter dash (7.69) and 200-meter dash (27.59) to rank in the top five of the league in both events.
Wilson, a senior from Junction City, Kansas, helped Benedictine compete among the nation's best at the Wisconsin-Whitewater Squig Converse Invitational. He won the long jump after clearing 7.02 meters (23-0 1/2) - a mark that leads the NACC and ranks 16th in Division III. Wilson also took third in the 60-meter dash with a 6.98 clocking after posting the top qualifying time (6.95) while also competing in the 200-meter dash (28th, 23.79). His qualifying time in the 60 ranks 15th nationally.
Past NACC Indoor Track & Field Student-Athletes of the Week
|Dec. 4||James Bockhop, Edgewood||Sami Huebner, Wisconsin Lutheran|
|Dec. 11||Ryan Njegovan, Aurora||Charlotte Youell, Benedictine|
|Jan. 15||Ryan Njegovan, Aurora||Cassandra Garza, Concordia Chicago|
|Jan. 22||Hayden Heun, MSOE||Bianca Trombley, MSOE|
|Jan. 29||DeVonte Wilson, Benedictine||Jerica Kotarak, MSOE|
|Fri., Jan. 25||Aurora, CUW, MSOE||Carthage College Tadd Metzger Invite -- Kenosha, Wis.||Results|
|Benedictine||UW-Whitewater Squig Converse Invite -- Whitewater, Wis. [Jan 25-26]||Results|
|Sat., Jan. 26||Edgewood, Lakeland, Rockford||UW-Platteville Pioneer Open -- Platteville, Wis.||Results|
|CUC, Illinois Tech||Illinois Wesleyan Top Times Titan Open -- Bloomington, Ill.||Results|
This Week's Meets
|Fri., Feb. 01||Aurora||University of Chicago Windy City Rumble -- Chicago, Ill. [Feb. 1-2]||Results|
|Sat., Feb. 02||Benedictine, CUC, Illinois Tech, Rockford||Olivet Nazarene University Open -- Bourbonnais, Ill.||Results|
|CUW, Edgewood, Marian, MSOE, WLC||Ripon Red Hawk Invitational -- Ripon, Wis.||Results|
|CUC||UW-Parkside Classic -- Kenosha, Wis.||Results|