Track & Field Athletes of the Week – Week 2

MEN’S TRACK

Nick Knoblich (Green River, Freshman)
— Event: 10,000m; Mark: 34:37 at PLU Invite
Nominator Comments:

  • "Nick ran an NWAACC-qualifying time in his first college meet."

MEN’S FIELD

Matt Brown (Clackamas, Sophomore)
— Event: Hammer; Mark: 159’2" at Cougar Open
Nominator Comments:

  • "Great early season mark. 16′ farther than last season’s best mark."

Will Kunkle (Lane, Sophomore)
— Event: Discus; Mark: 154’07", Event: Hammer; Mark: 133’07" at Lane Preview
Nominators’ Comments:

  • "First place out of 30 throwers! Very big mark for first meet of the year."

WOMEN’S TRACK

Lisa Petersen (Green River, Sophomore)
— Event: 100m; Mark: 12.71, Event: 100m Hurdles; Mark: 15.17, Event: 200m; Mark: 26.39 at PLU Invite
Nominators’ Comments:

  • "Lisa had a good start to her sophomore year scoring 24 points for the GRCC women. She won the 100m hurdles, was 2nd in the 100m and 3rd in the 200m."

WOMEN’S FIELD

Tiffany Forbito (Clackamas, Sophomore)
— Event: Javelin; Mark: 147’4", Event: Long Jump; Mark: 15’10" at Cougar Open
Nominator Comments:

  • "Big jav mark for her first meet of the season. 4′ lifetime PR in the javelin and 2’4" lifetime PR in the long jump."