WAC Men's Indoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week
Hadnot, a junior from Ruston, La. (Ruston H.S.), set a new school record in the 200m as he finished as the top collegiate runner and second overall at the Tyson Invitational. Hadnot's time of 20.81 ranks tied for fourth in the nation and is the first time a Louisiana Tech sprinter has ran under 21.00 in the indoor 200m. Hadnot also ran on the 4x400m relay that ran 3:14.88, the top 4x400m relay time in the WAC this season.
Rothwell, a junior from Eagle, Idaho (Eagle H.S.), had a career best throw in the men's weight throw on Saturday at the Husky Classic. His first-place mark of 62-10 (19.15m) is a career best by nearly one foot and leads the WAC by five inches. The throw ranks 38th in the NCAA so far this season. He followed it up on Sunday at the UW Open with another winning throw of 62-4.5 (19.01m). In seven weight throw competitions so far this season, Rothwell is undefeated. It was Rothwell's third consecutive week with a career best throw in the event. He also competed in the shot put and posted a mark of 48-9.5 (14.87m) on Sunday and 48-6.75 (14.80m) on Saturday.
Other track nominees included: Idaho sophomore Ben Ayesu-Attah, Seattle U redshirt senior Zach Stanfield, Texas State freshman Anthony Johnson, UT Arlington junior Clayton Vaughn and Utah State sophomore Nic Bowens.
Other field nominees included: Seattle U freshman Shaddye Melu, Texas State sophomore Darian Brown and Utah State junior Bryce Hall.