May 14, 2014
PARK RIDGE, Ill. -- Sophomore Cindy Ofili (Ypsilanti, Mich./Huron) of the University of Michigan women's track and field team earned the Big Ten Conference's final regular-season Track Athlete of the Week honor today (Wednesday, May 14).
Ofili garnered her first career outdoor weekly distinction by winning the 100-meter dash (11.95) and 100-meter hurdles (13.32) in Michigan's regular-season finale at the Toledo Invitational last Friday (May 9).
The Big Ten Indoor Track Athlete of the Year currently owns the top 100-meter hurdle time in the Big Ten this season at 13.07 -- a time that also ranks 14th in the NCAA. She also ranks third in the conference in the 100-meter dash (11.59) and fifth in the 200-meter dash (23.62).
This marks Michigan's third weekly track honor, as senior Alex Leptich (Ann Arbor, Mich./Saline) (April 9) and junior Brook Handler (Rochester Hills, Mich./Rochester)(April 2) also earned the recognition in back-to-back weeks earlier in the season.
Ofili and the Wolverines will be in action at the Big Ten Outdoor Championship, May 16-18, at Purdue University.
Contact: Whitney Dixon