MILWAUKEE, Wis. (naccsports.org) --- Aurora University throwers Jocelyn Ocon (Yorkville, Ill.) and Ryan Njegovan (Somonauk, Ill.) have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) Indoor Track and Field Student-Athletes of the Week for week of January 28-February 3, 2019, as selected by the league's sports information directors.
Ocon, a senior, won the weight throw at the University of Chicago Windy City Rumble with a toss of 17.14 meters (56-3) to set a new school and conference record. The mark currently ranks seventh in NCAA Division III. The previous mark of 16.59 meters (54-1 3/4) was set by fellow Spartan Hannah Meager just last season. Ocon also took 11th in the shot put by clearing 10.83 meters (35-6 1/2).
Njegovan, a senior, won the shot put at the University of Chicago Windy City Rumble with a NACC-leading throw of 16.94 meters (55-7). The mark also ranks third in NCAA Division III. This is Njegovan's third NACC weekly honor this season (Dec. 11, Jan. 15).
Past NACC Indoor Track & Field Student-Athletes of the Week
|Dec. 4||James Bockhop, Edgewood||Sami Huebner, Wisconsin Lutheran|
|Dec. 11||Ryan Njegovan, Aurora||Charlotte Youell, Benedictine|
|Jan. 15||Ryan Njegovan, Aurora||Cassandra Garza, Concordia Chicago|
|Jan. 22||Hayden Heun, MSOE||Bianca Trombley, MSOE|
|Jan. 29||DeVonte Wilson, Benedictine||Jerica Kotarak, MSOE|
|Feb. 5||Ryan Njegovan, Aurora||Jocelyn Ocon, Aurora|
|Fri., Feb. 01||Aurora||University of Chicago Windy City Rumble -- Chicago, Ill. [Feb. 1-2]||Results|
|Sat., Feb. 02||Benedictine, CUC, Illinois Tech, Rockford||Olivet Nazarene University Open -- Bourbonnais, Ill.||Results|
|CUW, Edgewood, Marian, MSOE, WLC||Ripon Red Hawk Invitational -- Ripon, Wis.||Results|
|CUC||UW-Parkside Classic -- Kenosha, Wis.||Results|
This Week's Meets
|Fri., Feb. 08||MSOE||North Central (Ill.) Pat Heenan Invitational -- Naperville, Ill.||Results|
|Sat., Feb. 09||Benedictine||UW-Whitewater D3 Elite Classic -- Whitewater, Wis.||Results|
|CUW, WLC||UW-Platteville Select Meet -- Platteville, Wis.||Results|
|Aurora, CUC, Lakeland, Marian||Ripon College Invitational -- Ripon, Wis.||Results|