April 4, 2017--Mount St. Mary's senior Kelly Yanucil and freshman Justin Kimble captured weekly Northeast Conference track and field honors today. Yanucil was named the NEC Women's Field Athlete of the Week while Kimble was the NEC Men's Rookie of the week.
Yanucil wins weekly honors after winning the javelin at High Point's VertKlasse Meeting ths past Friday. She posted a throw of 48.13m (157' 11") on her final throw to move into 13th overall amongst the East Region leaders and into the NCAA Division I Top 30.
Kimble becomes the second Mountaineer to be named NEC Rookie of the Week after a strong performance at the VertKlasse Meeting. He ran the 200m dash with a time of 21.80 to finish sixth overall in the field of 105. The time is fifth on the NEC leaderboard and is also an IC4A qualifier. In the 100m, Kimble posted a time of 11.05 seconds to win his heat and move into sixth place amongst the NEC leaders.