AJ Lewis from men’s indoor track and field and Andrea Christmas from women’s indoor track and field are Hood College’s Athletes of the Week for February 5, 2018.
Lewis finished second in the 200-meter dash to lead the men's indoor track and field team at the DuCharme Invitational at Dickinson College. He ran a time of 24.55 seconds for his runner-up placing.
Christmas turned in a pair of top-five finishes to lead the women's indoor track and field team at Dickinson's DuCharme Invitational. She was third in the pole vault and fifth in the triple jump. The senior cleared 8 feet, 4 1/2 inches (2.45 meters) for third in the pole vault. In the triple jump, she had a hop, skip and jump of 31-3 1/2 (9.54m). She then added a sixth-place time of 9.84 seconds in the 55-meter hurdle finals and qualified for the finals with a time of 9.68 in the preliminaries.