DENVER – Chicago State's Matt Brown and Utah Valley's Albert MacArthur have been named Western Athletic Conference Men's Indoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week, respectively, for Dec. 4-10.
Brown, a freshman from Wellington, Fla., broke the program record for the 60-meter dash and placed first at the Indiana State Early Bird meet. Brown recorded a time of 6.76 shaving two-tenths of a second off the previous Indiana State Track and Field facility record. He is currently ranked tenth fastest throughout the NCAA in the 60-meter dash.
MacArthur, a junior from Port Orchard, Wash., placed first and second in the triple and long jump events at the Weber State Winter Open. He took first in the triple jump with a distance of 14.46m. He snagged second in the long jump jumping 6.89m. His triple jump mark ranks 61st throughout the NCAA.
Other track nominees: Kansas City's Chaydayne Walker placed third in the 300-meter while recording the sixth best time in the event in program history.
Other field nominees: Chicago State's Orelle Bulgin posted a personal-best to win the triple jump with a mark of 14.26m… Perry Adderly of Kansas City recorded the fifth-best weight throw in program history tossing a 17.57m mark and finishing third.