BAY CITY, Mich. - Hillsdale College senior Jerry Perkins (Dallas, Tex./Cambridge School) and Ashland University senior Tyler Kreim (Shelby, Ohio/Buckeye Central) have been chosen as the GLIAC Men's Outdoor Track & Field "Athletes of the Week."
GLIAC Men's Outdoor Track "Athlete of the Week":
Jerry Perkins - Hillsdale College
Senior - Dallas, Tex./Cambridge School
Charger distance runner Jerry Perkins ran a personal-best 1:51.43 in the 800 meter run Saturday at Vanderbilt University. He is currently ranked seventh in the nation in that event, and placed fifth in the event. He is a senior and hails from Dallas, Texas. Perkins and the Chargers will host the 46th annual Hillsdale College Gina Relays this weekend.
GLIAC Men's Outdoor Field "Athlete of the Week":
Tyler Kreim- Ashland University
Senior - Shelby, Ohio/Buckeye Central
Tyler Kreim finished first in the javelin last weekend at the All-Ohio Championships. He won the gold medal with a throw of 221-5. That easily outdistanced the second place finisher – Brian Williams of Cincinnati (207-3). That throw is also the third best in the country this season. The Eagles finished fourth out of 13 teams.