Of its 57 academic all-WAC selections from its spring sports, Utah State had 23 student-athletes from women's outdoor track honored, along with 15 from men's outdoor track, six from softball, five from both men's tennis and women's tennis, and three from the men's golf team.
Killpack Wins Men's 800m, Newman Named Women's Freshman of the Year on Final Day of 2013 WAC Outdoor Championships
Aggie men finish in second-place, as the women ended the meet in seventh-place.
Aggie men are in third place, while the women sit in fifth place.
This is the second career USU Student-Athlete of the Week award for Bowens.
Aggies tally 30 top-six finishes Saturday, 14 for the USU women and 16 for the men.
Honors: First-Team All-Mountain West Indoor: 60m, 200m (2014); Mountain West Indoor Outstanding Performer of the Meet (2014); First-Team All-Mountain West Outdoor: 100m, 200m, 4x100m (2014); Mountain West Outdoor Outstanding Performer of the Year (2014); First-Team All-WAC Indoor: 60m, 200m (2013); First-Team All-WAC Outdoor: 4x100m relay (2013); Second-Team All-WAC Outdoor: 100m, 200m (2013); WAC Indoor Freshman of the Year (2012); First-Team All-WAC Indoor: 60m, 200m, 4x400m (2012); First-Team All-WAC Outdoor: 100m, 200m (2012); Academic All-District (2014); Mountain West Scholar Athlete (2014); Academic All-WAC/Mountain West (2012, 2013, 2014).
2014 (Jr.): Received first-team all-MW honors after winning the 60m and 200m, as well as being named the Outstanding Performer of the Meet at the Indoor Championships... Set school records in the 60m (6.61) and 200m (20.72)... Finished 17th in the 100m at the NCAA Finals... Finished 10th in the 100m, 14th in the 4x100m and 15th in the 200m preliminary races at the First Round of the NCAA Championships... Tabbed first-team all-MW after winning the 100m, 200m and 4x100m at the Outdoor Championships as well as being named the Outstanding Performer of the Meet... Earned academic all-MW honors and was a MW Scholar-Athlete... Also earned academic all-district honors.
2013 (So.): Set school records in the 60m (6.70) and 200m (21.17) and was named first-team all-WAC after placing second in the 60m and third in the 200m at the Indoor Championships... Finished 14th in the 4x100m, 26th in the 200m and 31st in the 100m preliminary races at the First Round of the NCAA Outdoor Championships... Earned first-team all-WAC honors as part of 4x100m relay team that placed third at the Outdoor Championships... Also tabbed second-team all-WAC after finishing fifth in the 200m and sixth in the 100m at the Outdoor Championships... Earned academic all-WAC honors.
2012 (Fr.): Named 2012 WAC Indoor Freshman of the Year... Collected first-team all-WAC honors after finishing second in the 60m and 200m, along with placing third in the 4x400m relay at the Indoor Championships and again after placing second in the 100m and 200m at the Outdoor Championships... Finished 39th in the 200m and 41st in the 100m at the First Round of the NCAA Outdoor Championships... Earned academic all-WAC honors.
High School: Seven-time letterwinner... Named MVP at the YMCA Invitational in 2011... Also played football... Named to all-state football team twice and was a member of the 2007 state champion team.
Personal: Full name is Nicholas Jordan Bowens... One of three children of Alfred and Sandy Bowens... Majoring in civil engineering.
Personal bests include:
|NCAA Outdoor Finals|
|NCAA Outdoor First Round|
|MW Indoor Championships|
|MW Outdoor Championships|
|WAC Indoor Championships|
|WAC Outdoor Championships|
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