INDIANAPOLIS -- Loyola junior Declan Murray (Strongsville, Ohio) and Youngstown State jumper Dorian Davis (Trotwood, Ohio) have been named the Horizon League Male Track and Field Athletes of the Week for the week of Feb. 6 - 12.
Murray earned his first Athlete of the Week honor this season after setting his third school record for the 2012 indoor season. He ran the 800m at the Husky Classic in a time of 1:48.86 to finish 4th out of 16 runners. He breaks a 22-year old record set back in 1990 by Andre Fomby. The time is the top 800m time in the Horizon League this year.
Davis, a jumper for the Penguins, competed at the Akron Invitational over the weekend. In the triple jump, he placed fourth with a mark of 14.04m. The leap ranks fourth in school history. It is currently the third-highest mark in the Horizon League. This is his first Athlete of the Week honor this season.
Men’s Track and Field Athletes of the Week:
Dec. 5: Vince Lefler (Detroit), Bobby Grace (Youngstown State)
Dec. 12: Tom Curr (Butler), Nigel Spears (Butler)
Jan. 16: Julian Smith (Valparaiso), Aaron Dillon (Milwaukee)
Jan. 23: James Martin (Butler), Aaron Dillon (Milwaukee)
Jan. 30: Michael Davis (Youngstown State), James McLachlan (Loyola)
Feb. 6: Tom Curr (Butler), Bobby Grace (Youngstown State)
Feb. 13: Declan Murray (Loyola), Dorian Davis (Youngstown State)