MAC Athlete of the Week

Junior distance runner Sarah Hinkley of Western Michigan University was named Athlete of the Week today by the Mid-American Conference. She is the first track and field athlete selection of the outdoor season.

Competing in her first race since cross country season, Hinkley captured the 5,000 meters title at the Alabama Relays in the Broncos' outdoor opener. Her time of 17:54.67 beat a field of 41 runners by more than 14 seconds. Hinkley also ran the opening leg of WMU's 4x1,500 meter relay, which set a new school record (19:26.51) by 30 seconds.
Kelly Lycan's squad travels to the Boilermaker Open this week (March 26-27).

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