Zach Crossey and Samantha Bailey have been named Hood College’s Athletes of the Week for April 9, 2018.
Crossey set the school record in the 1500-meter run at the Hopkins Invitational. He ran a time of 4:10.53 to break the school record by nearly two seconds. The old mark of 4:12.29 was held by Blair Ames. Crossey finished 18th.The junior ran a time of 1:59.95 in the 800-meter run.
Bailey set the school record in the hammer throw to lead the Hood College women's track and field team at the Johns Hopkins Invitational. She broke her own Hood standard with a heave of 39.18 meters (128 feet, six inches). She placed fifth overall. The senior added a sixth-place finish in the shot put with a mark of 11.12 meters (36-5 3/4).