Pac-12 Track & Field Weekly Awards - March 22, 2022
Men’s Track Athlete of the Week: Jamar Marshall Jr., So., Arizona State (Stockton, Calif.)
- Won the 110m hurdles at the Baldy Castillo Invitational in Tempe on Saturday in 13.60.
- Already the school record holder (13.49), his outdoor season-opening time is currently second in the country.
- Also ran the third leg of ASU's second-place 4x100m relay, which finished second and posted the fifth-best time in the nation this season (39.45).
ALSO NOMINATED: Udodi Onwuzurike, STAN; Aaron McCoy, COLO; Zach Shinnick, USC; Trayvion White-Austin, ARIZ.
Women’s Track Athlete of the Week: Micaela De Mello, Fr., Washington State (Palhoca, Brazil)
- Won the 100m hurdles at the Baldy Castillo Invitational on Saturday in a school-record 13.08.
- Her time tops the NCAA outdoor performance list and is the fourth-best in the world this year.
- Saturday's second-place finisher crossed the line in 13.24 and the previous WSU record, set in 2007, was 13.25.
ALSO NOMINATED: Celera Barnes, USC; Abbey Glynn, COLO; Jada Hurley, OSU; Shannon Meisberger, ARIZ; Cara Woolnough, UTAH.
Men’s Field Athlete of the Week: Mykolas Alekna, Fr., California (Vilnius, Lithuania)
- Shattered Cal's freshman record in the discus throw with an NCAA-leading heave of 205-6 (62.63m) to win the Cardinal Classic on Saturday.
- The reigning U20 World and European Champion, his debut collegiate performance places him third in program history, set a meet record, leads the NCAA this season, and is 13th in the world.
ALSO NOMINATED: Mitch Jacobson, WSU; Keyshawn King, STAN; Trey Knight, USC; Ralford Mullings, ASU; Reinaldo Rodrigues, ARIZ; Dominique Williams, COLO.
Women’s Field Athlete of the Week: Beatrice Llano, Gr., Arizona State (Bergen, Norway)
- Won the hammer throw at Saturday's Baldy Castillo Invitational with a mark of 221-6 (67.52m).
- Currently second in the NCAA in the event after the outdoor season's opening weekend.
ALSO NOMINATED: Karlee Freeman, USC; Virginia Miller, STAN; Mackenna Orie, ARIZ; Anna Purchase, CAL; Jade Whitfield, OSU.
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Pac-12 Track & Field Athletes of the Week
|Men's Track||Women's Track||Men's Field||Women's Field|
|March 22||Jamar Marshall Jr., ASU||Micaela De Mello, WSU||Mykolas Alekna, CAL||Beatrice Llano, ASU|