Lewy Boulet Named USATF Athlete Of The Week

INDIANAPOLIS – Magdalena Lewy Boulet has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after becoming the fourth-fastest American ever in the women’s marathon Sunday at the Rotterdam Marathon in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

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A 2008 Olympian, Lewy Boulet finished second in the women’s race at the Rotterdam Marathon, crossing the line in a personal best 2:26:22. Lewy Boulet’s time marks her as the fourth-fastest American woman of all time, behind only Deena Kastor, Joan Benoit Samuelson and Kara Goucher.

Now in its ninth year, USATF’s Athlete of the Week program is designed to recognize outstanding performers at all levels of the sport. USATF names a new honoree each week and features the athlete on the USATF website. Selections are based on top performances and results from the previous week.

Winners: January 13, Jen Clayton; January 20, Shalane Flanagan; January 27, Nolan Shaheed; February 3, Bernard Lagat; February 10, Bernard Lagat; February 17, Shalane Flanagan; February 24, Amber Campbell; March 3, Amber Campbell; March 10, Phil Raschker; March 17, Ashton Eaton; March 31, Lisa Koll; April 7, Queen Harrison; April 14, Magdalena Lewy Boulet.

BEST MARKS WEEK ENDING APRIL 11

MEN

100 – 10.09 Ryan Bailey (Nike) – El Paso, TX 4/10

200 – 20.40 Ryan Bailey (Nike) – El Paso, TX 4/10

400 – 45.89 David Neville (Nike) – Westwood, CA 4/10

800 – 1:47.95 Richard Jones (LSU) – Miami, FL 4/10

1500 – 3:40.81 Ryan Hill (North Carolina State) – Chapel Hill, NC 4/10

3000SC – 8:48.32 Steve Sodaro (California) – Berkeley, CA 4/10

5000 – 13:40.73 Anthony Famiglietti (Saucony) – Knoxville, TN 4/9

110H – 13.54 Ryan Wilson (unat) – Westwood, CA 4/10

400H – 49.52 Lee Moore (Ole Miss) – Oxford, MS 4/10

20k Walk – 1:32:10 Patrick Stroupe (unat) – Ronkonkoma, NY 4/11

HJ – 2.20/7-2.5 Will Littleton (unat) – El Paso, TX 4/10 & Jamie Nieto (Nike) – Westwood, CA 4/10

PV – 5.50/18-0.5 Jacob Pauli (unat) – Des Moines, IA 4/10 & Jordan Scott (Kansas) – Fayetteville, AR 4/10 & Scott Roth (Washington) – Eugene, OR 4/10

LJ – 7.85/25-9.25 Jarod Tobler (unat) – Westwood, CA 4/10

TJ – 16.44/53-11.25 Brandon Roulhac (Nike) – Tallahassee, FL 4/10

SP – 21.71/71-2.75 Ryan Whiting (Arizona State) – Tempe, AZ 4/10

DT – 66.00/216-6 Jason Young (unat) – Lubbock, TX 4/10

HT – 74.82/245-6 A.G. Kruger (Nike) – Knoxville, TN 4/10

JT – 76.71/251-8 Sam Humphreys (Texas A&M) – Eugene, OR 4/10

Dec – 7779 Chris Helwick (unat) – Knoxville, TN 4/8

WOMEN

100 – 11.33 Terra Evans (Texas Tech) – Lubbock, TX 4/10

200 – 22.97 Charonda Williams (adidas) – Tempe, AZ 4/10

400 – 51.64 Jessica Beard (Texas A&M) – Eugene, OR 4/10

800 – 2:05.11 Latavia Thomas (LSU) – Miami, FL 4/10

1500 – 4:15.66 Phoebe Wright (Tennessee) – Knoxville, TN 4/9

3000SC – 10:04.55 Ashley Higginson (Princeton) – Princeton, NJ 4/10

5000 – 15:55.81 Desiree Davila (Hansons-Brooks) – Tempe, AZ 4/10

100H – 13.10 Gabby Mayo (Texas A&M) – Eugene, OR 4/10

400H – 56.64 Jennifer Grossarth (unat) – Tempe, AZ 4/10

20k Walk – 1:43:46 Maria Michta (Walk USA) – Ronkonkoma, NY 4/11

HJ – 1.83/6-0 Brittani Carter (LSU) – Miami, FL 4/10

PV – 4.47/14-8 Lacy Janson (unat) – Tallahassee, FL 4/10

LJ – 6.93/22-9 Brittney Reese (Nike) – Oxford, MS 4/10

TJ – 13.40/43-11.75 Ryann Hendricks (unat) – Fairfax, VA 4/10

SP – 18.23/59-9.75 Sarah Stevens (unat) – Tempe, AZ 4/10

DT – 60.50/198-6 Becky Breisch (Nike) – Mesa, AZ 4/9

HT – 65.37/214-5 Erin Gilreath (Asics) – Pomona, CA 4/10

JT – 50.98/167-3 Hannah Carson (Arizona HS) – Tempe, AZ 4/10

Hept – 5378 Uhunoma Osazuwa (Syracuse) – Knoxville, TN 4/8

Courtesy of: USATF.org

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