FREDERICK, Md. - Nick Slawson (Mesa, Ariz. / Mesa) of men's track & field and Heather Silveira (Baltimore, Md. / Chesapeake) of the women's track & field team are the Hood College Athletes of the Week for the week ending on April 6, 2014.
Competing at the Frostburg State Bobcat Invitational, Slawson earned the Blazers' lone win on the day in the 400-meter hurdles, crossing the line in 61.06. He also recorded a fourth place finish in the 110-meter hurdles in a time of 17.52.
Silveira had a hand in three overall victories at the Bobcat Invitational, two came in individual events and one in a relay. Her first win was in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 16.46. Silveira won the 400 hurdles crossing the line in 70.45. Silveira was a part of the winning 4x400 relay team, who ran a combined time of 4:14.35.