Xavier’s McBean, Dillard’s Rowe make for another GCAC weekly Track & Field award pairing
NEW ORLEANS, La. – For the second time in three weeks, XULA’s Jada McBean and DU’s Rachel Rowe were voted GCAC Track and Field athletes of the week, respectively.
McBean qualified for the NAIA with a 24.39 to place eighth during the 200m, the fourth-best time of the event among NAIA runners. She also contributed a top-ten placement for the 100m at 11.99 seconds while being the only NAIA participant in either event at the LSU Battle on the Bayou.
Rowe earned a double-dip of fifth place finishes at the Southern Miss Invitational, scoring a 11.54m in the triple jump plus a 5.34m for the long jump. Her triple jump leap was a season-high, qualifying her for the NAIAs and ranking 12th in the nation.
Others nominated (Track): Ryan Smith (Dillard).
Others nominated (Field): Alysia Terry (Xavier).
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