2010 Track and Field
Johnson and Fisher named Athletes of Week
Rob Johnson and Jason Fisher honored by Heartland Conference
April 12, 2010
BLUFFTON, Ohio - Bluffton University track and field standouts Rob Johnson (Columbus/Marion Franklin) and Jason Fisher (Rockford/Parkway) were named Heartland Conference Athletes of the Week for their efforts at the Marv Frye Invitational on Saturday, April 10, 2010. The Marv Frye Invite was held on the campus of Ohio Wesleyan University and it consisted of 15 teams.
Senior Rob Johnson took first place in the 100-meter dash and he earned the Heartland Conference Men's Track Athlete of the Week award. He finished with a time of 11.29 seconds and helped lead the Beavers to an 11th place finish. His season-best time of 10.86 seconds currently is tops in the HCAC for 100 meters.
Bluffton's Jason Fisher was named the Heartland Conference Field Athlete of the Week after high placements in three events at the competitive Marv Frye Invitational. The senior took second place in both the shot put (49-5.75 feet) and the hammer throw (177-05 feet). He has provisionally qualified for the NCAA Division III Outdoor National Championships in both events this spring. In addition to his two second place finishes, Fisher also placed sixth in the discus (141-00).
The Beavers return to Ohio Wesleyan for the All-Ohio Championships next Saturday, April 17, at 10 a.m.