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Gooden, Weber and Kenny Named A-10 Indoor Track & Field Performers of the week

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Fordham sophomore Arthur Gooden Jr. and GW senior Andrew Weber shared Atlantic 10 Men’s Indoor Track & field Track Performer of the Week accolades while Fordham senior Mary Kate Kenny was awarded Women’s Track Performer of the Week, the league announced Tuesday. Saint Louis’s Ethan Erusha was named Men’s Field Performer and Rhode Island’s Molly Botts and Saint Louis’s Katie Wissing shared the Women’s Field Performer award. Davidson freshmen Bryce Kalsu and Meghan Corso were Men’s and Women’s Rookies of the Week, respectively. The awards are for meets Nov. 26 – Dec. 2 and are the first of the season.

Gooden finished fourth in the 500 meters at the Ocean Breeze Opener in a career-best and IC4A qualifying time of 1:04.64.

Weber set a personal record in the 3000 meters with a time of 8:49.11, claiming the crown in the event at the Eastern Shore Cappy Anderson Invitational.

Kenny broke two school records at the Ocean Breeze Opener on Saturday. The senior won the 60-meter dash in a school record and ECAC qualifying time of 7.67, besting her previous mark of 7.68 and then broke her own record in the 200-meter dash, finishing first in a time of 24.68, breaking her previous record of 25.07.

Erusha won the triple jump at the Titan First Chance meet at Illinois Wesleyan, beating his own school record in the event with a leap of 14.18 meters. He also competed in the high jump and cleared 1.88 meters.

Wissing placed first in the long jump at the Titan First Chance meet at Illinois Wesleyan with a leap of 5.70 meters and was second in the triple jump with a mark of 11.50 meters. Wissing also ran a leg on SLU's 4x400-meter relay that finished second at the meet with a time of 3:59.34.

Rhode Island sophomore Molly Botts won the weight throw at the Brown Alden Invitational with a New England Championship qualifying mark of 16.38m (53' 9").

Kalsu won the 800-meter run at the JDL Early Bird Duals Sunday, stopping the clock in 1:56.22.

Corso placed third in the 60-meter hurdles at the JDL Early Bird Duals with a time of 9.24 seconds. She narrowly missed the program record set by Rosie Lewis in 2010 (9.22).

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