Blake Carter is the fourth Redhawk to earn a weekly OVC honor this season.
2/12/2014 12:07:00 PM
Track and Field
Carter Named adidas® OVC Male Field Athlete of the Week
– Senior field athlete Blake Carter
has been named the adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Male Field Athlete of the Week.
Carter took first in the long jump at the SIU Invitational with a leap of 24'09.75". The mark ranks second in the OVC this year and also is tied for 20th nationally. Carter's long jump ranks only behind teammate Blake Smith
's jump at SIUE on Jan. 25.
This is the fourth weekly conference honor for the Redhawks this season after Kevin Farley
earned the title Jan. 15 and Jan. 29 and Gloria Westlake
was named Female Track Athlete of the Week last week.
The Redhawks will send athletes to three separate locations this weekend. Redhawks will be spread out at Grand Valley State in Allendale, Mich., others to Iowa State in Ames, and the rest to the Hoosier Hills meet in Bloomington, Ind. All beginning Friday, Feb. 14, and ending on Saturday.