Locals Ginther And Gutermuth Sweep Big Ten Awards

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Indiana Sweeps Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Weekly Awards

Ginther collects Track Athlete of the Week honors, Gutermuth named Field Athlete of the Week

 

Track Athlete of the Week

Samantha Ginther, Indiana

Sr. – Fort Wayne, Ind. – Carroll

 

  • Posted a first-place finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the 49er Classic
  • Her time of 10:24.89 is second in the nation this year and seventh all-time at Indiana
  • Collects the first outdoor track weekly award of her career
  • Last Indiana Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week: Kelsey Duerksen (April 18, 2012)

 

Field Athlete of the Week

Sophie Gutermuth, Indiana

So. – Leo, Ind. – Leo

 

  • Recorded a first-place effort in the pole vault at the 49er Classic
  • Her mark of 4.15 meters is fourth in both Hoosier history and in the NCAA this season
  • Earns the first Big Ten Outdoor Field weekly award of her career
  • Last Indiana Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week: Sydney Clute (May 8, 2013)

 

2014 Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week

March 19             T: Aarin Jones, So., PUR

F: Nikki Nunn, Sr., PUR

March 26             T: Samantha Ginther, Sr., IND

F: Sophie Gutermuth, So., IND

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