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Pac-12 Track & Field Weekly Awards - May 12, 2021

May 12, 2021

Men’s Track Athlete of the Week: Cooper Teare, R-Jr., OREGON (Alameda, Calif.)

  • Recorded the No. 2 time in the NCAA in the 1,500, running 3:35.97 at the Oregon Twilight.
  • Moved to No. 3 on the Oregon all-time list and secured the Olympic Trials qualifying standard.
  • Knocked more than seven seconds off his previous PR to become the No. 8 performer in collegiate history.


Women’s Track Athlete of the Week: Aneta Konieczek, R-Jr., OREGON (Zbaszyn, Poland)

  • Ran a lifetime best of 2:06.38 at the Oregon Twilight in her first 800 since 2018.
  • Took more than six seconds off her previous PR, won her section and finished fifth overall.
  • Ranks fourth in the Pac-12 in the event.


Men’s Field Athlete of the Week: Lucas Ribeiro, Sr., OREGON (Belmont, Mass.)

  • Won the discus at the Oregon Twilight with a lifetime best of 176-5 (53.79).
  • Added more than two feet to his season best and more than a foot to his previous PR from 2017.
  • Moved to No. 11 in the Pac-12 in the event.


Women’s Field Athlete of the Week: Ida Eikeng, So., WASHINGTON (Porsgrunn, Norway)

  • Moved to No. 3 in school history and 19th in the NCAA this season with a personal-best javelin throw of 171-1 (52.16) at the Ken Shannon Invitational.
  • Also had a season-best mark of 44-8 ¼ (13.62) to win the shot put in the final UW home meet of the season.

ALSO NOMINATED: Kylee Harr, COLORADO; Lauri Paredes, OREGON; Lindsay McShane, OREGON STATE; Regan Crofts, UTAH.

Pac-12 in the USTFCCCA National Rating Index (May 10)

Men’s Top 25: #3 Oregon, #4 USC, #20 Arizona

Women’s Top 25: #5 USC, #12 UCLA, #13 Oregon, #15 Arizona, #17 Colorado

Pac-12 USTFCCCA National Athletes of the Week

Turner Washington, ARIZONA STATE – May 4

Turner Washington, ARIZONA STATE – April 20

Cole Hocker, OREGON – April 6

Camryn Rogers, CALIFORNIA – April 6

Turner Washington, ARIZONA STATE – March 23

Anna Purchase, CALIFORNIA – March 9

Pac-12 on The Bowerman Watch List

Men's Pre-Conference Championships: Cole Hocker, OREGON; Charlie Hunter, OREGON; Cooper Teare, OREGON; Turner Washington, ARIZONA STATE.

Women's Pre-Conference Championships: TeeTee 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
May 12 Cooper Teare, ORE Aneta Konieczek, ORE Lucas Ribeiro, ORE Ida Eikeng, WASH