Mount Union Sweeps OAC Men's Indoor Track and Field Weekly Awards

Mount Union Sweeps OAC Men's Indoor Track and Field Weekly Awards

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio -- Mount Union swept the Ohio Athletic Conference Men's Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week Awards (12/9).

Senior Mason Plant (Shreve / Triway) ) claimed OAC Indoor Track Athlete of the Week of honors by posting the third fastest time in the nation in the 60-meter hurdles at 8.16 seconds at last week's Toy Drive Invite in Alliance, Ohio.

This is Plant's first athlete of the week award this season and second of his career.

Junior Evan Hershberger (Dalton) also nabbed OAC Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week honors as he won the men's high jump with a mark of 6-feet, 8-inches which ended up being third nationally in the event.

This is Hershberger's first athlete of the week award this season and career.

Mount Union next competes at the YSU Invite Friday, Jan. 17 in Youngstown, Ohio.