Pac-12 Track & Field Weekly Awards - May 5, 2021
Men’s Track Athlete of the Week: Isaiah Jewett, Sr., USC (Los Angeles, Calif.)
- Won the 800 at the USC-UCLA Dual Meet on Sunday with a PR and meet-record time of 1:45.80.
- The fastest collegiate time in the nation this year also improved his third-place standing on USC's all-time list.
- Broke the previous meet record of 1:46.47 set by Rayfield Beaton of USC in 1978, one of the longest standing Dual Meet records.
- Came back to anchor USC's winning 4x400 relay (3:06.19) to help lead USC to its most points in the Dual Meet (114) since 1950.
ALSO NOMINATED: Johnnie Blockburger, ARIZONA; Eduardo Herrera, COLORADO; Micah Williams, OREGON; Gabriel Navarro, STANFORD; Anthony Stone, UCLA.
Women’s Track Athlete of the Week: Ella Donaghu, Sr., STANFORD (Portland, Ore.)
- Placed second in the invitational 5,000 at the West Coast Relays in Clovis, Calif. on Friday.
- The five-time All-American ran a lifetime best 15:29.42, which places her No. 3 in NCAA Division I and No. 1 in the Pac-12 this season.
- Jumped to No. 8 on Stanford's all-time performers' list.
- A day later, ran the 3,000 in the Big Meet dual against Cal. Though she was officially fourth, Stanford's top four finished four across in an intentional four-way tie for first.
ALSO NOMINATED: Shannon Meisberger, ARIZONA; Deshae Wise, CALIFORNIA; Micaela Degenero, COLORADO; Emily Sloan, OREGON; Kaylee Mitchell, OREGON STATE; Shae Anderson, UCLA; TeeTee Terry, USC.
Men’s Field Athlete of the Week: Matthew Katnik, Sr., USC (Rolling Hills, Calif.)
- Won the USC-UCLA Dual Meet shot put competition on Sunday with a school-record throw of 68-1 ½ (20.76) to move into second on this season’s NCAA descending order list.
- Finished second by an inch to teammate McKay Johnson in the Dual Meet discus throw with a PR of 173-1.
- Helped USC defeat UCLA 114-42, the Trojans’ most points in the Dual Meet since 1950.
ALSO NOMINATED: Jordan Geist, ARIZONA; Carlan Naisant, ARIZONA STATE; J.T. Herrscher, STANFORD; Kyle Brown, UCLA; Paul Ryan, WASHINGTON STATE.
Women’s Field Athlete of the Week: Alyssa Wilson, R-Jr., UCLA (Jackson, N.J.)
- Picked up victories in the hammer, shot put and discus in the Bruins' dual meet against USC on Sunday.
- Posted a season-best mark of 229-5 (69.94) in the hammer, good for the second-best collegiate toss in the nation this season.
- Also earned the Olympic Trials standard with the performance.
- Her marks of 58-2 ½ (17.74) and 177-9 (54.17) in the shot put and discus, respectively, were both season-bests.
- It was the third time this season Wilson has swept an event’s hammer, shot and discus competitions.
ALSO NOMINATED: Lillian Lowe, ARIZONA; Amanda Carty, ARIZONA STATE; Jada Green, COLORADO; Lauri Paredes, OREGON; Lindsay McShane, OREGON STATE; Virginia Miller, STANFORD; Temi Ojora, USC; Charisma Taylor, WASHINGTON STATE.
Pac-12 in the USTFCCCA National Rating Index (May 3)
Men’s Top 25: #3 Oregon, #4 USC, #19 Arizona, #24 Arizona State
Women’s Top 25: #5 USC, #12 UCLA, #13 Oregon, #16 Arizona, #17 Colorado
Pac-12 USTFCCCA National Athletes of the Week
Pac-12 on The Bowerman Watch List
Men's Mid-Outdoor: Cole Hocker, OREGON; Charlie Hunter, OREGON; Cooper Teare, OREGON; Turner Washington, ARIZONA STATE.
Women's Mid-Outdoor: 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|
|April 14||Johnnie Blockburger, ARIZ||Shae Anderson, UCLA||Turner Washington, ASU||Samantha Noennig, ARIZ|
|April 21||Charles Hicks, STAN||Anna Cockrell, USC||Turner Washington, ASU||Camryn Rogers, CAL|
|April 28||Cole Hocker, ORE||Sage Hurta, COLO||J.T. Herrscher, STAN||Virginia Miller, STAN|
|May 5||Isaiah Jewett, USC||Ella Donaghu, STAN||Matthew Katnik, USC||Alyssa Wilson, UCLA|