Posted Apr 19, 2007 21:20:18
Coleman Named WAC Athlete of the Week
DENVER -- Louisiana Tech sophomore sprinter Michael Coleman has been named this week’s WAC Athlete of the Week after earning an NCAA qualifying mark in the men’s 200 meters with a first place winning time of 21.18 seconds at the Northwestern State Invitational last weekend.
The mark is the best in the WAC so far this season and the sixth-best finish in Louisiana Tech history. Coleman also hit a regional qualifying mark in the men's 100 meters with a time of 10.39 for a second place photo finish.
Coleman was named the 2006 WAC Outdoor Freshman of the Year for his performance at the 2006 Outdoor Track and Field Championships.