FREDERICK, Md. - Michael Bushman (North Potomac, Md. / Quince Orchard) of men's golf and Heather Silveira (Baltimore, Maryland / Chesapeake) of women's track and field are the Hood College Athletes of the Week for the week ending on April 12.
broke the school's 18-hole record and tied for first place to lead the Blazers at the Stevenson Spring Invitational. The freshman turned in a 74, two strokes better than the previous school record.
Silveira finished second to a pair of Division II athletes in the hurdle events as the Blazers competed at the Bill Butler Collegiate Invitational hosted by West Chester University. The senior ran a 16.09 in the 100-meter hurdles and a 1:07.66 in the 400 hurdles. In both cases, she was second to a competitor from West Chester. Her time in the 400 hurdles was just a tenth of a second off the school record.