2015 Women's Track & Field Athletes of the Week

April 20 - Lyssa Winslow, Principia College (Field)
                 Meghan Illig, Webster University (Track)

(Field) Wilson, a freshman from Eureka, Mo., had a pair of top three showings at the Rose-Hulman Twilight Meet. He grabbed first place in the 100 meter dash with a time of 11.00 seconds. Wilson then finished in third in the 200 meter dash, with a time of 22.17 seconds. This marks his second Player of the Week honors this season.

(Track) Illig, a freshman from St. Louis, Mo., competed in two events at the Rose-Hulman Twilight Meet this past weekend, finishing in the top four in both events. Illig placed second in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 1:07.48, setting a new school record and just 0.16 seconds behind the winner. She took fourth in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 16.83.

April 13 - Lyssa Winslow, Principia College (Field)
                 Becca Buehler, Fontbonne University (Track)

(Field) Winslow, a senior from Londonderry, N.H., set a personal best in the shot put last weekend at the SLU Invite. Winslow threw a distance of 13.69 meters, a SLIAC best this season, and sixth nationally.

(Track) Buehler, a sophomore from Imperial, Mo., put together a record setting performance at the SLU Invite. Buehler placed third at the meet in the 400 meter hurdles, with a time of 66.08 seconds. The only runners she finished behind were the D III second place qualifier and a runner from Division II. Buehler's time broke her own school record she set last year by over one second and she currently sits just outside the top 50 in qualifying times for D III.

April 6 - Anna Houston, Westminster College (Field)
              Brier Skogsberg, Westminster College (Track)

(Field) Houston, a freshman from Union, Mo., had a busy day at the CMU Invitational setting three school records while competing in four events. Houston grabbed first place in the triple jump with a distance of 10.61 meters and added a second place finish in the long jump with a distance of 4.98 meters. Houston took third place in the 100 meter hurdles, finishing with a time of 15.30 seconds and wrapped up her day with a fourth place finish in the high jump, with a mark of 1.45 meters. Houston set Westminster records in the triple jump, high jump, and 100 meter hurdles.

(Track) Skogsberg, a junior from Kirksville, Mo., took third place in the 5000 meter run while competing at the Central Methodist University Invitational over the weekend. Skogsberg finished with a time of 19:39.65, which is the sixth best time in the SLIAC this season.

March 30 - Lyssa Winslow, Principia College (Field)

(Field) Winslow, a senior from Londonderry, N.H., competed in three events at the Wash U Invitational including a first place finish in the shot put with a mark of 13.64 meters, setting a new program record, and currently ranking second in the nation. She finished second in the hammer throw with a distance of 44.72 meters, setting a new personal best; and also finished fourth in the discus.

March 23 - Anna Houston, Westminster College (Field)
                   Taylor Porter, Webster University (Track)

(Field) Houston, a freshman from Union, Mo, made the most of her collegiate debut, with three top three finishes and four program records. Houston took first place in the triple jump with a distance of 10.36 meters. She followed with a second place finish in the high jump, at 1.34 meters, and a third place finish in the long jump, 5.01 meters. In addition Houston competed in the 100-meter hurdles in the track portion, finishing fourth, and setting a fourth event record for the Blue Jays.

(Track) Porter, a junior from St. Louis, Mo., finished in the top three in a pair of events last weekend at the Wash U Mini including a first-place finish in the 100-meter dash, finishing with a time of 12.81 seconds. She placed third in the 200-meter dash, finishing with a time of 26.68 seconds. Porter helped her team to a second place finish in the overall rankings.