Nebraska Wesleyan University senior men’s track athlete Chris Wolf and senior women’s track athlete Holly Andrews were both named NCAA Division III Central Region Indoor Track Athletes-of-the-Year as voted on by the U.S. Track & Field Coaches Association.
Wolf, a senior from Ceresco, Neb., was the Central Region men’s track Athlete-of-the-Year. He clocked a nation-leading 47.97 to win the 400 meters at the GPAC Championships to win the conference title in the 400. He later ran the anchor leg on the NWU 4x400 relay team that clocked the best time in the country (3:16.38) at the Cyclone Invitational. He is competing this weekend (Mar. 14-15) at the NCAA III Championships in the 400 and the 4x400.
Andrews, a senior from Seward, Neb., was the Central Region women’s track Athlete-of-the-Year. She won the 60-meter hurdles at the Great Plains Athletic Conference meet in 8.76 seconds, setting a new GPAC meet record. Her converted time of 8.18 is the third fastest time in NCAA III this season. She is competing in the 55 meter hurdles at the NCAA Indoor Championships this weekend.
Nebraska Wesleyan has seven track & field athletes competing at the NCAA III Indoor Track & Field Championships this weekend at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio.