WHITEFISH — Carroll College and the University of Providence each had two athletes awarded with Frontier Conference men’s and women’s outdoor track and field athlete of the week honors.
Saints Keven Kailey and Janie Reid and Argos James Gerber and Alye Fjell were recognized by the league on Monday.
Kailey, a junior from Bozeman, was named the men’s track athlete of the week. He clocked a time of 14.85 seconds to place first in the 110-meter hurdles at the Trudnowski Open in Helena to hit the NAIA B qualifying mark.
The senior Reid was named the women’s track athlete of the week. She finished first in the women’s half marathon at the Buttercup Run in Arlee. Reid’s time of 1 hour, 28.54 minutes is an NAIA A standard qualifying time.
Gerber was named the men’s field athlete of the week after the sophomore won the javelin at the Trudnowski Open. Gerber marked a personal-best throw of 56.07 meters, which hit the NAIA B qualifying standard. It’s the 11th-longest throw in the NAIA this season.
Fjell, a freshman from Deer Lodge, is the women’s outdoor field athlete of the week. At the Trudnowski Open, Fjell won the shot put with a personal-best throw of 12.24 meters. She also placed second in the discus with a school-record throw of 37.16 meters and fifth in the hammer throw with a personal-best throw of 41.59 meters.
(Editor’s note: Portions of Frontier Conference media releases were used in this report.)