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Mwale & Ogunleye Named Illinois National Guard Student-Athletes of the Week


Junior Seyi Ogunleye
Junior Seyi Ogunleye

May 5, 2014

CHICAGO—UIC track and field’s Sharon Mwale and Seyi Ogunleye have both been selected as the Illinois National Guard UIC Flames Student-Athletes of the Week for the period Apr.28-May 4. Both athletes were able to come away with top honors as they competed at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships over the weekend.

In the field for women, Mwale captured first place in the high jump with a mark of 1.66 meters. On the men’s side, Ogunleye collected the Horizon League title in the triple jump with a mark of 14.49 meters.

This marks both Mwale’s and Ogunleye’s first time being honored as the Illinois National Guard Student-Athletes of the Week.

The men and women’s track & field teams will next travel to North Central College in Naperville, Ill., to compete at the Dr. Keeler Invitational on Friday.

DATE

STUDENT-ATHLETE

SPORT

Sept. 10

MaryKate Imrie, Sr.

Volleyball

Sept. 17

Jorge Alvarez, So.

Soccer

Sept. 24

Andrew Putna, Fr.

Soccer

Oct. 1

Tess Ehrhardt, Jr.

Women’s Cross Country

Oct. 8

Whitney Johnson, Jr.

Women’s Swimming & Diving

Oct. 15

Slobodan Aleksov, Sr.

Soccer

Oct. 22

Jesus Torres, Jr.

Soccer

Oct. 29

Monica Pinkus, Sr.

Women’s Swimming & Diving

Nov. 5

Tess Ehrhardt, Jr.
Josh Beard, R-Sr.

Women’s Cross Country
Soccer

Nov. 12

Andrew Putna, Fr.

Soccer

Nov. 19

Sara Sternard, Jr
Tess Ehrhardt, Jr

Volleyball
Women’s Cross Country

Nov. 26

Rachel Story, Sr.

Women’s Basketball

Dec. 3

Kelsey Barlow, Sr.

Men’s Basketball

Dec. 10

Rachel Story, Sr.

Women’s Basketball

Feb. 3

Tess Ehrhardt, Jr.
Ruvanna Campbell, R-So.

Women’s Cross Country
Women’s Basketball

Feb. 10

Catherine Dion, Sr.
Tess Ehrhardt. Jr.

Women’s Gymnastics
Women’s Cross Country

Feb. 17

Katie Hannemann, Sr.

Women’s Basketball

Feb. 24

Catherine Dion, Sr.

Women’s Gymnastics

Mar. 3

Rebecca Zaiter, Jr.

Women’s Cross Country

Mar. 10

Katie Hannemann, Sr.

Women’s Basketball

Mar. 17

Laura Swan, So.

Softball

Apr. 7

Natalie Hernandez, Sr.
Alex Lee, Jr.

Softball
Baseball

Apr. 21

Tess Ehrhardt, Jr.

Women’s Track & Field

Apr. 28

Tess Ehrhardt, Jr.
Elizabeth Curtiss, Jr.

Women’s Track & Field
Women’s Golf

May 5

Sharon Mwale, Sr.
Seyi Ogunleye, Jr.

Women’s Track & Field
Men’s Track & Field

 

 


 

 

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