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Awards and Honors: Sutherland Tabbed B1G Athlete of the Week

Awards and Honors: Sutherland Tabbed B1G Athlete of the Week


Awards and Honors: Sutherland Tabbed B1G Athlete of the Week

1/25/2023 3:03:00 PM

// Gabrielle Healy

Savannah Sutherland (Jan. 25)

Big Ten Track Athlete of the Week — Sophomore Savannah Sutherland set a new career best in the 400 meters on Saturday (Jan. 21) at Simmons-Harvey Invitational. With a time of 53.01, Sutherland ranks first in the Big Ten and fifth in the NCAA for the distance. The sprinter was also part of a remarkable comeback in the 4×400 meter relay. After a fall by Sophie Isom in the first leg, Sutherland ran a split of 51.4 in the second leg. This time was three seconds faster than any other runner in the second leg, enabling the Wolverines to gain momentum and win the race. » Big Ten Release

Sam Tran, Riley Ammenhauser (Jan. 12)

Big Ten Track Athlete of the Week — Senior Sam Tran set a new career-best in the 3,000 meters on Saturday (Jan. 7) at the Wolverine Invitational. With a time of 9:22.70, she took second in a highly competitive field of collegiate and professional runners. » Big Ten Release

Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week — Sophomore Riley Ammenhauser won the triple jump on Saturday (Jan. 7) at the Wolverine Invitational, setting a career best in the process with a jump of 12.79 meters (41 feet, 11.5 inches). » Big Ten Release

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