Feb. 25, 2013
Anthony Rotich, Men's Track & Field
Anthony Rotich claimed two awards at the Conference USA Indoor Championships over the weekend. The sophomore was named the high point scorer of the meet as he competed in the mile, 3,000m, 5,000m and distance medley relay tallying a total of 36 points. He was also recognized as the performer of the Meet for his stellar performance in the 3,000m where he set the conference meet record and facility record. He earned two gold medals and four overall at the meet.
Janice Jackson, Women's Track & Field
Shocking the competition on the women's side of the Conference USA Track & Field Championships was Janice Jackson in the women's 60m hurdles. The junior not only registered a new school record but also clocked in the fifth-fastest time in the nation. Jackson sprinted out of the block and posted a personal-best time of 8.17 earning the gold medal at the Championships.