January 24, 2017--Mount St. Mary's freshman Kenedi Facey and senior Chase Boyle have earned Northeast Conference Indoor Track and Field Weekly honors. Facey is the NEC Women's Rookie of the Week while Boyle collects NEC Men's Field Athlete of the Week honors.
Facey had a big performance in the long jump for the Mountaineers, posting an ECAC qualifying leap of 5.70m (18' 8.5" to finish in third place at the Bucknell Gulden Invitational this past Saturday. Facey's mark moves her to the top spot on the NEC's performance list this season, just ahead of teammate Natalia Hinton.
Boyle finished in second place in the weight throw for the Mount at Bucknell on Saturday. Boyle, who owns the NEC's top spot in the event this year, had a mark of 17.34m (56' 10.75") to earn second place at the Gulden Invitational.
The Mount indoor track and field teams return to action this weekend at both the Penn State National Invitational and the George Mason Patriot Games.