Crawford Named MEC Female Runner of the Week

Crawford Named MEC Female Runner of the Week

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – The University of Charleston's Jaylond Butler has been named the Mountain East Conference Men's Track and Field Athlete of the Week, while West Virginia Wesleyan's Ali Crawford is the Women's Track and Field honoree, the conference office announced Tuesday afternoon.

Butler, a freshman from Cleveland, Ohio, captured a pair of individual titles and was a part of two relay wins at the UC Relay & Alumni Invitational. He doubled up in the 100-meters (11.00) and the 200-meters (22.49), and was also on the 4x100 and 4x200 relay teams that posted wins over the weekend.

Crawford, a senior from Wellsburg, W.Va., was a part of three victories for the Lady Bobcats at the Wesleyan Kickoff Classic. She won the 100-meters in a time of 12.40, which was second-best in the MEC this season, and also achored WVWC's 4x100 and 4x200 relays to victories.