MOUNTAIN WEST INDOOR TRACK & FIELD ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Boise State’s David Elliott has been named Mountain West Men’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week, while Air Force’s Dylan Bell earned MW Men’s Indoor Field Athlete of Week honors for meets held Dec. 4-12. It is the first MW weekly accolade for Elliott and fifth for Bell. On the women’s side, Colorado State’s Leah Fair garnered MW Women’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week, while Emelda Malm-Annan of Wyoming was named the Conference’s Women’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week. It is the second-career MW weekly honor for Fair and the first for Malm-Annan.
MEN’S TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
DAVID ELLIOTT, BOISE STATE
Redshirt Senior, Puyallup, Washington/Squalicum HS
• Placed fourth in the 5,000 Meters at the Hoosier Open in Bloomington, Ind. on Dec. 11.
• Clocked a personal-best time of 13:49.82.
• His time is currently the top mark in the Mountain West and fourth in the country this season.
MEN’S FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
DYLAN BELL, AIR FORCE
Senior, Alvarado, Texas/Alvarado HS
• Finished as the top collegiate in the Pole Vault at the Air Force Holiday Open on Dec. 11 with a clearance of 17’-6.50”.
• Currently ranks first in the MW and nation this season in the Pole Vault.
• His mark is 1.5 inches better than the rest of the NCAA field.
WOMEN’S TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
LEAH FAIR, COLORADO STATE
Junior, Gaffney, South Carolina/Coastal Carolina
• Placed first in the 60-Meter Dash with a personal-best time of 7.38 (unadjusted) at the CSM Alumni Classic in Golden, Colo. on Dec. 12.
• The mark is the third-fastest in CSU history.
• Her time currently ranks first in the Mountain West and second nationally this season.
WOMEN’S FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
EMELDA MALM-ANNAN, WYOMING
Freshman, Elk Grove, California/Monterey Trail HS
• In her first collegiate meet, finished first in the Weight Throw with a toss of 64’-3.25” at the Power Meet in Laramie, Wyo. on Dec. 11.
• The mark currently ranks first in the MW, seventh in the NCAA and sixth in Wyoming history.