Burns And Atkins Named Athletes Of The Week

Burns And Atkins Named Athletes Of The Week

February 26, 2018

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Senior Megan Burns etched her name into the MAC record books this weekend at the MAC Championships as she was able to take home a pair of gold medals for the fourth straight season. Burns was able to open the championships with a victory in the 50 freestyle in a season-best 22.47 seconds, marking her fourth straight season winning the crown in the sprint event. On Saturday, Burns made history as she was able to race to a victory in the 100 freestyle in a season-best time of 48.61 seconds. With the win, Burns becomes the first swimmer in MAC history to win four titles in both the 50 and 100 freestyle at the MAC Championships.

             

Leon Atkins took the silver medal in the 800m run at the Mid-American Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships over the weekend.  The sophomore middle distance runner posted a time of 1:54.04, over a second better than his preliminary time, to take second place.

 

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