AJ Lewis and Gretchen Young

AJ Lewis and Gretchen Young

AJ Lewis of men’s track and field and Gretchen Young of women’s track and field have been named Hood College’s Athletes of the Week for May 6, 2019.

Lewis won the long jump to lead the men's track and field team on the second day of the Middle Atlantic Conference Championships. On his final jump of the day, he leaped 6.95 meters (22-9 3/4), just 0.01 meters (a half inch) farther than Eastern's Evan Wildermuth for the victory. Lewis broke his own school record in the event. He also had a personal best in the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.16.

The Hood College women's track and field team continued action at the Middle Atlantic Conference Championships. Young ran in the 200-meter and 400-meter dashes. She was 13th in the 400 in 1:07.07 and took 19th in the 200 in 27.73.

Complete List of Hood College Athletes of the Week