FREDERICK, Md. - Nicolas Aldana (Myersville, Md. / Middletown) of men's track & field and Sophie Grizzle (Brunswick, Md. / Brunswick) of the women's track & field team are the Hood College Athletes of the Week for the week ending on February 23, 2014.
Competing at the WVU Gold/Blue Invitational, Aldana won the 60-meter hurdles for the Blazers. In the preliminaries, he ran the fastest qualifiying time, clearing the hurdles in 8.93. Aldana crossed the line with a time of 8.97 to take the win in the finals.
Also at WVU, Grizzle set the school record - indoors or out - in the high jump with a height of 5-1 (1.55 meters). She also placed third in the long jump with a mark of 15-2 3/4 (4.64 meters).