DENVER – Grand Canyon's William Winfield IV and Zach Galgan have been named Western Athletic Conference Men's Indoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week, respectively, for Feb. 5-11.
Winfield, a senior from Chandler, Ariz., shaved .05 seconds off his personal-best in the 60 hurdles and leads the WAC by almost .20 seconds. He ran a time of 7.93 seconds which was good for eighth at the Don Kirby Invitational. Winfield is tied for 49th throughout the NCAA.
Galgan, a sophomore from Vacaville, Calif., leads the conference after jumping a personal record 5.03 meters in the pole vault. He tied for 16th at the Don Kirby Invitational.
Other track nominees: Kansas City's Daylann Quinn recorded the fourth best mile time in school history, second best in the WAC this season… Nathan Pixler of Seattle U notched the fastest 800 time in the conference this season and set a school record… UT Rio Grande Valley's Omer Almog ran the second-fastest mile time in school history at 4:06.85.
Other field nominees: Kansas City's Chris Bryan posted the second-best long jump mark in the WAC at 7.35 meters… Michael Gonzalez of UT Rio Grande Valley took fourth in the Shot Put and Weight Throw.