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Pac-12 Track & Field Weekly Awards - April 7, 2021

Apr 7, 2021

Men’s Track Athlete of the Week: Cole Hocker, R-Fr., OREGON (Indianapolis, Ind.)

  • Put together a pair of NCAA-leading performances at the Hayward Premiere.
  • Ran to victory in the invitational section of the 1,500 with an NCAA-best 3:38.99 on Friday.
  • Followed that up by winning the invitational section of the 800 in 1:46.60 on Saturday, the No. 1 time in the NCAA this season and No. 7 in Oregon history.

ALSO NOMINATED: Camron Herron, ARIZONA; Kentre Patterson, ARIZONA STATE; Eduardo Herrera, COLORADO; Charles Hicks, STANFORD; Kenroy Higgins II, UCLA; Cameron Samuel, USC; Tibebu Proctor, WASHINGTON; Sam Brixey, WASHINGTON STATE.

Women’s Track Athlete of the Week: Sage Hurta, Sr., COLORADO (Hamilton, N.Y.)

ALSO NOMINATED: Alisa Lyesina, ARIZONA; Josephine Anokye, ARIZONA STATE; Kaylee Mitchell, OREGON STATE; Ella Donaghu, STANFORD; Makenzy Pierre-Webster, UCLA; Anna Cockrell, USC; Poppy Tank, UTAH; Skyler Walton, WASHINGTON STATE.

Men’s Field Athlete of the Week: Jordan Scott, Sr., USC (Portmore, Jamaica)

  • Jumped 55-7 ¾/16.96m (+0.9) to win the triple jump at the Florida Relays by nearly two feet.
  • Moved into third place on USC's all-time list in the event and into second in the NCAA this season.
  • Mark is the top wind-legal jump in the country in 2021 and leads all Pac-12 triple jumpers by more than three feet.

ALSO NOMINATED: Cole Riddle, ARIZONA STATE; Keyshawn King, STANFORD; Jacob Wilson, UCLA; Mitch Jacobson, WASHINGTON STATE.

Women’s Field Athlete of the Week: Camryn Rogers, Jr., CAL (Richmond, British Columbia)

  • Opened the defense of her 2019 NCAA hammer throw title with a new personal best at the Stanford Invitational on Friday.
  • In her first hammer competition in 22 months, had her best mark of the day on her first attempt, throwing 235-4/71.73m to secure the No. 1 spot in the nation this season by more than 10 feet.

ALSO NOMINATED: Sevanna Hanson, ARIZONA STATE; Lindsay McShane, OREGON STATE; Ellie Talius, STANFORD; Mia Cervantes, UCLA; Temi Ojora, USC; Charisma Taylor, WASHINGTON STATE.

Pac-12 in the USTFCCCA National Rating Index (April 5)

Men’s Top 25: #4 USC, #5 Oregon, #20 Arizona State, #22 Washington, #24 Arizona

Women’s Top 25: #2 USC, #15 Oregon

Pac-12 USTFCCCA National Athletes of the Week

Cole Hocker, OREGON – April 6

Camryn Rogers, CALIFORNIA – April 6

Turner Washington, ARIZONA STATE – March 23

Anna Purchase, CAL – March 9

Pac-12 on The Bowerman Watch List

Men's Post-Indoor: Cole Hocker, OREGON; Charlie Hunter, OREGON; Cooper Teare, OREGON; Turner Washington, ARIZONA STATE.

Women's Post-Indoor: Kemba Nelson, OREGON; Twanisha Terry, USC.

Pac-12 Track & Field Athletes of the Week

  Men's Track Women's Track Men's Field Women's Field
March 25 Johnnie Blockburger, ARIZ Jasmine Jones, USC Turner Washington, ASU Jorinde van Klinken, ASU
March 31 Xavier Nairne, ORE Shae Anderson, UCLA Ben Milligan, ORE Alyssa Wilson, UCLA
April 7 Cole Hocker, ORE Sage Hurta, COLO Jordan Scott, USC Camryn Rogers, CAL