Nichols Named Track Athlete of the Week After Season Opener

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Cascade Collegiate Conference announced Monday afternoon that senior Hunter Nichols earned Rize Laboratory Track Athlete of the Week. Nichols started off the outdoor season with a stellar performance in the steeplechase.
 
Nichols ran his first ever Steeplechase on Saturday at the Electric Forest Open hosted by Lewis and Clark College. Not only did Nichols win the event, he also posted a “B” Standard time of 9:23.73 coming up just short of an automatic qualifying time.
 
After one weekend of outdoor competition, Nichols currently leads the nation in the event at the top of the NAIA leaderboards.
 
Nichols will take a weekend off of competition as Eastern’s multi athletes gear up for the Pacific Multis on Sunday, March 24th and Monday, March 25th.

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