Ludgood Leaps to OAC Men's Field Athlete of the Week Honors

Sam Ludgood
Sam Ludgood

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio -- Mount Union junior Sam Ludgood (Webster, N.Y./Webster-Schroeder) has been named Ohio Athletic Conference Men's Field Athlete of the Week.

Ludgood earned the honor after winning both the won both the triple jump (49-6) and the long jump (23-8.4) as he helped lead the Purple Raiders to a first place finish at the OAC Split Meet last week.

His marks in both events are currently the second-best marks in all of NCAA Division III.

It is also the second time this season that he has won the OAC weekly award.

Mount Union hosts the Jim Wuske Invitational this Saturday at 11 am at Peterson Fieldhouse on campus.