Wappes Named HCAC Women’s Track Athlete of the Week

Wappes Named HCAC Women’s Track Athlete of the Week

NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. – Junior distance runner Hannah Wappes (Columbia City, Ind. / Columbia City) was named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Women's Track Athlete of the Week on Monday afternoon.

Wappes ran the fastest mile in the conference this season, by nearly 20 seconds, at Grand Valley State's Big Meet on Friday evening.  Wappes' time of 5:04.79 on Friday at GVSU also ranks 30th nationally in NCAA Division III. 

Hannah also holds the top time in the HCAC this indoor season in the 3000 meters, clocking in nearly 10 seconds faster than the second best time at 10:36.97.  Wappes currently ranks third in the league in the 800 meters with a time of 2:24.84.

Both the men's and women's indoor track and field teams will gear up for the HCAC Indoor Championships on Saturday February 16 at Defiance.