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WAC Men's Track and Field Athletes of the Week Announced
Courtesy: WAC
DENVER – Utah Valley’s Kyler Sprague and Idaho’s Matt Sullivan have been named the Western Athletic Conference men’s track and field Athletes of the Week, respectively, for April 7-13.

Sprague, a freshman from Kaysville, Utah (Davis HS), took second in the 400-meter hurdles and sixth in the 110-meter hurdles at the Utah Spring Classic. Sprague posted his fastest-ever time in the 400m hurdles to take second in that race with a time of 51.81 seconds. His 51.81 was good enough for the fastest time in the WAC this season and ranks him second in the event in UVU history. It is also tied for 16th in the West Region and 26th in the nation. Sprague ran a time of 14.80 in the 110m hurdles to earn a sixth-place finish in the race.  

Sullivan, a junior from Caldwell, Idaho (Caldwell HS), finished second in the premier portion of the men’s pole vault at the Sun Angel Classic.  His vault of 17-7 (5.36m) ranks second-best all-time in Idaho history. It is also first in the WAC, 10th in the NCAA West Region and 14th in the NCAA so far this season.

Other Track Nominees: Richard Maestre, Bakersfield … Jahliell Wiltshire, Grand Canyon … Blake Gerling, Idaho … Taylor Wardall, Kansas City … Shaddye Melu, Seattle U.

Other Field Nominees: Karnell Grimes, Bakersfield … Daniel Zupeuc, Grand Canyon … Blake Hocking, Kansas City … Dylan Burnett, Seattle U … Javier Carretero, Texas-Pan American … Michael McPherson, Utah Valley.

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