AJ Lewis of men’s track and field and Gretchen Young of women’s track and field have been named Hood College’s Athletes of the Week for April 8, 2019.
Lewis had three top-eight finishes to lead the men's track and field team at the Bobcat Invitational hosted by Frostburg State. He placed third in the long jump for the Blazers' highest finish of the meet with a leap of 6.44 meters (21-1 1/2). He had a sixth-place finish in the 200-meter dash in 23.61 seconds. His 11.53 in the 100-meter dash was eighth overall and was a personal best.
Young had two third-place finishes also at the Bobcat Invitational. Her time of 28.60 placed third in the 200-meter dash. She was third in the 400 with a time of 1:05.02.