INDIANAPOLIS -- Milwaukee sprinter Durell Busby (Canaan, Tobago) and thrower Matt Jensen (Sauk City, Wis.) have been named the Horizon League Male Track and Field Athletes of the Week for the week of Feb. 13 - 19.
Busby competed in the 60m hurdles and finished first out of 11 competitors. His time of 7.79 broke his previous school record and is currently the 17th-fastest time in the nation. It is the first Athlete of the Week honor this season for the junior.
Jensen had two top-three finishes at the UWM Panther Tune-Up. In the shot put, he had a toss of 14.21m to take second place. He also competed in the weight throw and had a heave of 17.38m. Both marks are personal records and the weight throw now ranks second in school history.
Milwaukee will be back in action on Saturday and Sunday when it competes at Youngstown State for the Horizon League Indoor Championships. The meet begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday.
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)
Feb. 20: Durell Busby (Milwaukee), Matt Jensen (Milwaukee)