Owens, Habegger Named GLIAC's Best For Week

Elijha Owens
Elijha Owens

Two AU athletes have been named the GLIAC Track and Field Athletes of the Week.

Junior Elijha Owens is the men's track athlete of the week and junior Kim Habegger has been chosen as the women's field athlete of the week.

Both Owens and Habegger competed at the Kent State Tuneup last Saturday. Owens finished second in the 60 hurdles. His time was 7.92. That puts him fourth in the country and he is provisionally qualified for nationals.

Habegger was second in the weight throw last Saturday. Her best mark was 64-10.75. That throw is the second best in the country this year. Habegger has a provisional qualification for nationals.

This weekend, the AU track and field teams will be at Hillsdale for the GLIAC Championships.