Brandi Hosford and Michael Ohioze
Brandi Hosford and Michael Ohioze
Outdoor Track & Field - Wed, Apr. 26, 2017

CHICAGO --- St. Ambrose University's Brandi Hosford (Morrison, Ill.) and Michael Ohioze (London, England) were named the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Women's Outdoor Field Athlete and Men's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week, respectively, for the week ending April 23, it was announced by the league office on Wednesday.

Hosford, a junior, broke the school record in the triple jump with her leap of 12 meters (39 feet, 4.5 inches) to place first out of 21 competitors at the Augustana College Women's Invite.  The performance is the third-best in the NAIA this year and met the "A" standard qualifying mark.

Ohioze, a senior, earned his second CCAC Track Athlete of the Week award after turning in three national qualifying performances, two of which were meet winners, at the Augustana College Meet of Champions on Saturday.

Ohioze anchored the winning 4x400-meter relay team, which finished in 3:14.81, while the 4x100-meter relay team placed second with a time of 41.63 seconds.

Individually, Ohioze won the 400-meter dash, besting the 51-runner field with his time of 47.87 seconds.