Barron, Moorhead Named MEC Track and Field Athletes of the Week

Barron, Moorhead Named MEC Track and Field Athletes of the Week

BRIDGEPORT – West Virginia Wesleyan's Nick Moorhead has been named the Mountain East Conference Men's Track and Field Athlete of the Week, while the Bobcats' Essence Barron is the Women's Track and Field honoree, the conference office announced Tuesday afternoon.

Moorhead, a junior from Pasadena, Md., improved upon his league-leading throw in the shot put at the Glenville State Brandi Bowen Invitational. He had a mark of 15.38 meters to win the event. 

Barron, a sophomore from New Brighton, Pa., on a pair of events last weekend at Glenville State. She won the long jump with a mark of 5.37 meters, and then had a leap of 11.12 meters to win the triple jump.