April 2, 2002
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -
Wyoming junior Quincy Howe and San Diego State sophomore Tonette Dyer have been selected as the Mountain West Conference Men's and Women's Outdoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week, respectively.
MEN'S ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Quincy Howe - Wyoming
Junior * Jumps/Hurdles * Perrylands, Trinidad
Howe captured the triple jump title at the Stanford Invitational this past weekend with a provisional qualifying leap of 48'10" (51' 11-1/4). The jump is currently the top mark in the MWC this season and the second-best in the three-year history of the conference.
WOMEN'S ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Tonette Dyer - San Diego State
Sophomore * Sprints * Shreveport, La./Louisiana-Monroe
Dyer competed in four events this past weekend at the Cal-Nevada Championships in Fresno, Calif., and NCAA provisionally qualified in three of those contests, including the 4x100 and 4x400-meter relays and 400-meter dash. Individually, she won both the 200 (23.64) and 400 dashes (53.37), while recording the best times in the conference for both races this season. Her 400 time is also the second fastest is MWC history, while the 200 time is fourth all-time. Dyer also participated in the two Aztec relays that placed second over the weekend. She ran the second leg of the 4x100 relay that set a new school and MWC record with a time of 44.77, while helping the 4x400 team post the fastest MWC mark all-time at 3:38.31.