Photo Courtesy: UCA Athletics (Steve East)
CONWAY, Ark. (UCA) - Freshman runner Brooke Cassar earned the Southland Conference Track Athlete of the Week award today on the back of a top five finish at the Ole Miss Invitational. The award is the first of Cassar's career.
The Australia native broke her own school record in the 5,000 meters, finishing the race with a time of 17:04.16. The mark was good enough for third place in the race and stands as the second-best mark in the Southland Conference this season.
On the men's side, Senior Daniel Reese earned an honorable mention for his school record-setting performance in the decathlon, where he finished in fifth place with 6,381 points.
Both track teams will return to action on April 27 at Arkansas State.