Patriot League Announces Outdoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week (4.12.22)

BETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania – Boston University won three of the Patriot League’s six weekly outdoor athletics honors when the league office announced the awards on Tuesday. Lehigh picked up two and Navy received the remaining accolade.

Toby Makoyawo, a freshman at Boston University, won the 100 meters and 200 meters at the Duke Invitational.

The Terriers’ eldest, Meghan Convery, was awarded the Patriot League Outdoor Track Female Athlete of the Week following her performance in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Duke Invitational.

Lehigh senior Teasha McKoy won the Patriot League Outdoor Female Athlete of the Week after winning the discus throw at the Lehigh Invitational with an ECAC qualifying mark of 48.99 yards. Her freshman teammate Randi Conroy won Women’s Rookie of the Week after clearing 3.70 meters in the pole vault to finish second at the Lehigh Invitational.

Navy junior Caden Dailey was named the Patriot League’s Male Outdoor Athlete of the Week after winning the long jump at the George Mason Spring Invitational by logging an IC4A qualifying distance of 7.35 meters.

Boston University freshman Asia Hamilton, Lehigh sophomore Jordyn Hock and freshman Patrez Thomas, and Navy junior Molly Chapman and freshman year Preston Wilson earned an honorable mention for their performances last week.

Patriot League Men’s Outdoor Track Athlete and Rookie of the Week
Toby Makoyawo, Boston University, Fr., Sprints, South Ruislip, England/St. Jeanne D’Arc

* Makoyawo won the 100 meters and 200 meters at the Duke Invitational with wind-assisted times of 10.26 and 20.62 seconds, respectively.
*His 200-yard time is the best in the Patriot League and 22nd-best in the NCAA DI this season.

Patriot League Female Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week

Meghan Convery, Boston University, Sr., Distance, Basking Ridge, NJ/Ridge
*Convery clocked an ECAC qualifying time in his 3,000-metre steeplechase debut, finishing in 10:29.08 at the Duke Invitational.
* His time is the second-best in the Patriot League this season and the second-best in Boston University program history.

Patriot League Men’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week

Caden Dailey, Navy, Jr., Jumps, Centerville, Va./Centerville
*Dailey won the long jump at the George Mason Spring Invitational with an IC4A qualifying distance of 7.35 meters.
*His vault ranks first in the Patriot League this season and is 86th in the NCAA DI.

Patriot League Female Outdoor Field Athlete and Rookie of the Week

Teasha McKoy, Lehigh, Sr., Lance, Philadelphia, Pa./Germantown Friends School
*McKoy won the discus throw at the Lehigh Invitational with an ECAC qualifying distance of 48.99 yards, the second highest mark in the Patriot League this season. His throw ranks second in Lehigh program history.
*She also competed in the hammer throw (47.80m) and shot put (12.57m) at the Lehigh Invitational.



Patriot League Women’s Outdoor Rookie of the Week

Randi Conroy, Lehigh, Fr., Vault, Allendale, NJ/Northern Highlands
* Conroy finished second in the pole vault at the Lehigh Invitational clearing an ECAC qualifying height of 3.70 meters, the fifth highest mark in the Patriot League this season.
* She moved into a tie for the second-best pole vault mark in Lehigh history.



HONORABLE MENTIONS

Asia Hamilton, Boston University, Fr., Jumps, Mississauga, Ont./St. Edmond Campion
*At the Duke Invitational, Hamilton placed sixth in the triple jump (11.88m) and ninth in the long jump (5.81m).



Jordyn Hock, Lehigh, So., Leola, PA/Conestoga Valley
*Hock won the 200 meters at the Lehigh Invitational in 25.24 seconds. She also competed in the 100 meters, finishing with a time of 12.72.



Patrez Thomas, Lehigh, Fr., Sprints, Snellville, Ga./Shiloh
*Thomas placed second in the 400-metre hurdles at the Lehigh Invitational with a time of 54.38 seconds. He also helped the Mountain Hawks 4×400-metre relay team finish second in 3:28.13.



Molly Chapman, Marine, Jr., jumps, Leesburg, Va./Loudoun County
* Chapman finished third in the triple jump at the George Mason Spring Invitational with a leap of 11.99 yards. She previously posted the league’s third-best triple jump distance this season.



Preston Wilson, Navy, Fr., Jumps, St. John’s, Ariz./St. John’s
*Wilson placed third in the high jump at the George Mason Spring Invitational clearing 2.04 meters. His jump is the second-best in the Patriot League this season.



Male Track Athlete of the Week
3.22 – Luke Griner, Army West Point, So.
3.29 – Toby Makoyawo, Boston University, p.
4.5 – Miguel Mathias, Navy, Sr.
4.12 – Toby Makoyawo, Boston University, p.



Female Track Athlete of the Week
3.22 – Molly Mangan, Navy, Jr.
3.29 – Andrea Claeson, Boston University, Sr.
4.5 – Katie Halbert, Navy, Sr.
4.12 – Meghan Convery, Boston University, Sr.



Male Field Athlete of the Week
3.22 – Braden Presser, Navy, So.
3.29 – Joshua Boamah, Navy, So.
4.5 – Braden Presser, Navy, So.
4.12 – Caden Dailey, Navy, Jr.



Female Athlete of the Week in the Field
3.22 – Emily Mikoud, West Point Army, Sr.
3.29 – Emma Kowalski, Boston University, So.
4.5 – Hannah Lowenstein, Navy, So.
4.12 – Teasha McKoy, Lehigh, Sr.



Male Rookie of the Week
3.22 – Jacques Guillaume, Navy, P.
3.29 – Toby Makoyawo, Boston University, p.
4.5 – Joe Hurt, Navy, Fr.
4.12 – Toby Makoyawo, Boston University, P.



Female Rookie of the Week
3.22 – Emily Fink, West Point Army, Fr.
3.29 – Asia Hamilton, Boston University, p.
4.5 – Emily Fink, West Point Army, Fr.
4.12 – Randi Conroy, Lehigh, p.



ABOUT THE PATRIOT LEAGUE
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