Bajan named track athlete of the week
BARBADIAN Sade-Mariah Greenidge has been named The American Athletic Conference Track Athlete of the Week for her performance in the 100-metre hurdles and 400-metre hurdles at last weekend’s Rice Victor Lopez Bayou Classic in the United States.
Greenidge posted the top time in the American Athletic Conference so far this season in the 400m hurdles after clocking 59.25 seconds to finish second in the event.
The former Springer Memorial athlete, who is attending the University of Houston, currently holds the 26th best time in the United States in the 400m hurdles.
Greenidge also logged the second-fastest time conference time so far this season in the 100m hurdles when she crossed the line in 13.72 seconds.
The 2014 American Athletic Conference champion in the event, finished second and now holds the 22nd fastest time in the Western Division.
The award marks back-to-back weeks a Cougar hurdler has won the American Athletic Conference Track Athlete of the Week. Junior Issac Williams won the award on the men’s side last week after posting a 14.23 in the 110m hurdles.
Greenidge and her Houston Cougars team will be back in action today at the Texas Invitational in Austin. (PR/EZS)