WHITEFISH — Carroll College senior Rhiannon Sturgess and University of Providence sophomore Zabadiah Boos were among the athletes named Frontier Conference track and field players of the week. League commissioner Kent Paulson announced the news on Monday.
Sturgess, a senior from Kalispell, was named the league’s outdoor track player of the week. Sturgess won the 400-meter hurdles at the Carroll Open, clocking a time of 1:02.29, and also improved her NAIA qualifying time to the No. 9 in the nation this season. Sturgess was ranked No. 12 last week.
Lewis-Clark State freshman Delaney Warren won the league’s field player of the week honor, winning the women’s discus at the Border Clash in Boise, Idaho with a throw of 43.60 meters. The mark qualified for the NAIA B standard.
Boos earned the men’s field player of the week award after an all-around performance at the Carroll Open. The sophomore from Mount Calvary, Wisconsin placed runner-up in the hammer throw, third in the discus and sixth in the shot put. Boos’ hammer throw mark of 47.31 meters was a personal best and Argos’ school record.
L-C State’s Joel Boozer took the league’s track player of the week honor, finishing second in the 110-meter high hurdles at the Border Clash. His 14.59 is an NAIA A standard qualifier.