CENTERVILLE, Mass. – After leading Wesley College to its first-ever team title at the Ursinus Bow-Tie Classic on Saturday, freshman Markael Jenkins has been named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Men's Track & Field Athlete of the Week, it was announced by the league office late Wednesday evening.
A native of White Plains, Md., Jenkins posted a CAC-record tying mark in the 60m Dash and contributed to a school-record finish in the 4x400m Relay. Jenkins won the 60m dash in 6.98 which ranks fifth in the Nation and beat out his own teammate by a hundredth of a second. Jenkins also led the 4x400 Relay to a victory, recording a time of 3:30.49 to rank sixth in NCAA Division III.
Jenkins and the Wolverines return to the track on January 10 for the Gotham Cup, held at The Armory Track in New York City.
The ECAC is the nation's largest athletic and the only multi-divisional conference in the country with more than 300 Divisions I, II, and III colleges and universities. The ECAC stretches from Maine to North Carolina and westerly to Colorado.