A-10 Indoor Track & Field Weekly Awards Announced
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Adrian Vaughn of George Mason and Nick Ingham of Massachusetts were named the Atlantic 10 Conference’s Men’s Indoor Track & Field Co-Performers of the Week, while Mason’s Daianna Barron and Saint Louis’ Naya Owusu were named Women’s Co-Performers of the Week for meets held Jan. 13-19, the league announced Monday. Also honored were Rhode Island’s DeAngelo Berry, who was named Men’s Rookie of the Week, and George Mason’s Nhautrey Brown, who was named Women’s Rookie of the Week.
Vaughn, a senior from Reston, Va., took second-place among Division I competitors in the 200-meters at the Great Dane Classic with a time of 21.38. Vaughn’s time currently places him 18th overall in the nation. He also competed in the 60-meters recording a time of 6.96 and was a part of the Mason 4x400 relay team that finished second and with a time of 3:14.98.
Ingham, a sophomore from Peabody, Mass., recorded an all-time University of Massachusetts school record with a score of 4,731 in the Heptathlon at this past weekend’s Sorlein Invitational.
Barron, a senior from Warrensville Height, Ohio, finished first in the 400-meters with a time of 54.60, currently ranking her 12th in the nation. Barron also competed in the 200-meters (25.28) and the 4x400 relay (3:44.17). The 4x400 relay team set a meet record at the Great Dane Classic en route to recording a first-place finish.
Owusu, a senior from Overland Park, Kan., set a school record in the high jump with a mark of 5-9.25 at the Illini Classic. Owusu’s mark in the High Jump currently ranks 24th nationally.
Berry, a freshman from Windsor, Conn., recorded a first-place finish in the 60-meters with a time of 7.02. He also finished third in the 200-meters with a time of 22.91.
Brown, a freshman from Seattle, Wa., set a new personal record in the Triple Jump with a distance of 12.34 meters en route to a second-place finish. Her mark currently ranks 17th in the nation.