DENVER – UT Rio Grande Valley's Sierra Spinler and Grand Canyon's Madelyn Lundberg have been named Western Athletic Conference Women's Indoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week, respectively, for Feb. 12-18.
Spinler, a redshirt junior from Blue Springs, Mo., recorded the fourth-fastest mile run in program history. She took fifth out of 17 competitors at the Texas A&M Aggie Twilight. Her time of 5:05.86 is sixth best in the WAC this season.
Lundberg, a sophomore from Phoenix, Ariz., jumped 4.07 meters in the Pole Vault at the NAU Tune Up. She continues to lead the conference with the best jump this season and also set the school record with her latest mark. She is tied for 49th in the nation.
Other track nominees: Kansas City's Louisa Nylander ran the 12th best WAC time in the 400 while earning first.
Other field nominees: Kansas City's Matia Finley notched the eighth best Weight Throw mark in the conference at 15.93 meters… Alexandrea Hurst of UT Rio Grande Valley threw the shot put 14.18m to take second and record the tenth best toss in program history.