Time for our weekly look at some of the top performances in D2 Men's Track and Field — the nominees for HERO of the Week!
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With a majority of the Week 2 vote, Tiffin's James Ngandu was voted D2 Men's Track & Field HERO of the Week! The sophomore earned the award after he placed fourth in the 10,000M with a time of 28:50.75 at the Raleigh Relays.
Nice job, James!
Now for this week's nominees.
Marquett Simmons Jr.
Limestone: Placed 15th in the 100M at the Florida Relays with a time of 10.32, currently the No. 2 mark in DII.
Shorter: At the Florida Relays, he placed eighth in the 400M with a 47.09 mark.
St. Augustine's: Came in 11th in the 800M at the Florida Relays with a 1:48.55 mark.
Western Oregon: Finished fifth in the 1500M at the Stanford Invitational, finishing in 3:43.77.
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Missouri Southern: Captured the 5000M title at the Washington U Invite Distance Carnival with a 13:53.74 mark.
Grand Valley State: Placed ninth in the 10,000M at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 29:05.65.
TAMU-Kingsville: Finished sixth in the 110H at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, finishing in 14.11.
Wingate: Captured the title in the high jump with a 6-11 mark at the High Point VertKlasse meet.
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Northwest Nazarene: At the Stanford Invitational, he topped the field in the pole vault with a 17-0.75 mark.
Minnesota State: Finished fifth in the triple jump with a 53-3.5 mark at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays.