ORU's Etim Lands #SummitITF Athlete of the Week

ORU's Etim Lands #SummitITF Athlete of the Week

ELMHURST, Ill. – After a number of personal bests and record-breaking performances during the first official weekend of indoor track & field action, Oral Roberts' Aniekeme Etim received the weekly accolade as Women's Athlete of the Week, while South Dakota State's Bryant Courter and South Dakota's Corey Reid earned co-honors for the men.

ANIEKEME ETIM, ORAL ROBERTS 

Fr. // Nigeria

  • Competed at Bob Timmons Challenge hosted by the University of Kansas
  • Emerged with two second-place performances (60-meter dash & 4x400m relay)
  • In her collegiate debut, broke the school record in the 60m (7.42)
  • Tied for second on the NCAA performance list this season in the 60m leading The Summit League
  • The ORU women's 4x4 time ranks eighth in the country this season

 

BRYANT COURTER, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE

So. // Rich Hill, Mo.

  • Competed at SDSU Holiday Open
  • Set career-bests en route to winning the triple and long jump events
  • Triple jump mark (15.26m, 50-0.75) broke school record
  • Moved to second all-time in SDSU history with a 7.43m (24-4.50) mark in the long jump
  • Ranks fourth on the NCAA performance list in both the triple and long jump this season

 

COREY REID, SOUTH DAKOTA 

Jr. // Carson, City, Nev.

  • Competed at SDSU Holiday Open
  • Garner 5,365 points to win the heptathlon
  • Broke a school record in the heptathlon by 600 points
  • Ranks third on the NCAA performance list in 2017
  • That point total would have won at indoor league championships the last four years

 

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