LOGAN, Utah -
Utah State junior track & field athlete Brady Martin was named the America First Credit Union USU Student-Athlete of the Week for the period ending on Sunday, May 7, it was announced Monday. The award is voted on by a state-wide media panel.
It is the first time this year and second time in Martin’s career that he has been named USU’s student-athlete of the week.
The native of Smithfield, Utah, won the 200-meter dash with a personal-best time of 21.23 last week at the Weber State-hosted Twilight Meet. Martin’s time ranks seventh in the Mountain West this season.
Martin and the Aggies will be back at home this week for the Mountain West Outdoor Track & Field Championships, which will be held Wednesday through Saturday, May 10-13, at Ralph Maughan Track Stadium.
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Nominees from other sports for USU Student-Athlete of the Week included:
SOFTBALL – Senior shortstop Sarina Jaramillo (Covina, Calif.) led Utah State last weekend as it was swept in a three-game Mountain West series at San José State (L 3-7, L 1-2, L 1-6). In the first game of the weekend, Jaramillo was 2-for-3 at the plate, while scoring one run and adding three assists. She was 0-for-3 in the next game, but tallied three putouts and five assists. In the series finale, Jaramilo was again 0-for-3, adding one putout and one assist. On the week, Jaramillo batted .222 (3-of-9) with one run scored, four putouts and nine assists.
WOMEN’S TRACK & FIELD – Freshman Melanie Sullivan (Layton, Utah) placed second in the 200m with a personal-best time of 25.46 last week at the Weber State-hosted Twilight Meet.
2016-17 Utah State Athlete of the Week Winners
Aug. 28 - Hannah Gleason, Volleyball
Sept. 4 - Devante Mays, Football
Sept. 11 - Hannah Gleason, Volleyball
Sept. 18 - Hannah Jones, Women's Tennis
Sept. 25 - Jessica Brooksby, Soccer
Oct. 2 - Dillon Maggard, Men's Cross Country
Oct. 9 - Kai Wehnelt, Men's Tennis
Oct. 16 - Dillon Maggard, Men's Cross Country
Oct. 23 - Kai Wehnelt, Men's Tennis
Oct. 30 - Dillon Maggard, Men's Cross Country
Nov. 7 - Lauren Harmon, Soccer
Nov. 14 - Dillon Maggard, Men's Cross Country
Nov. 21 - Dillon Maggard, Men's Cross Country
Nov. 28 - Eliza West, Women's Basketball
Dec. 5 - Rachel Brewster, Women's Basketball
Dec. 26 - Jalen Moore, Men's Basketball
Jan. 1 - Shannon Dufficy, Women's Basketball
Jan. 8 - Koby McEwen, Men's Basketball
Jan. 15 - Brenn Flint, Women's Track & Field
Jan. 22 - Madison Ward, Gymnastics
Jan. 29 - Samuel Serrano, Men’s Tennis
Feb. 5 - Madison Ward, Gymnastics
Feb. 12 - AJ Boully, Men’s Track & Field
Feb. 19 - Madison Ward, Gymnastics
Feb. 26 - AJ Boully, Men’s Track & Field
March 5 - Victoria Saucedo, Softball
March 12 - Dillon Maggard, Men’s Track & Field
March 19 - Madison Ward, Gymnastics
March 26 - Devan Sperry, Softball
April 2 - AJ Boully, Men’s Track & Field
April 9 - Sindri Gudmundsson, Men’s Track & Field
April 16 - Dillon Maggard, Men’s Track & Field
April 23 - Dillon Maggard, Men’s Track & Field
April 30 - Jonas Maier, Men’s Tennis
May 7 - Brady Martin, Men’s Track & Field
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