ANNVILLE, Pa. – Freshman Dimeon Wright of the Stevenson University men's outdoor track and field team was named the Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Field Athlete of the Week Monday morning.
Wright qualified for this week's NCAA Division III Men's Outdoor Track and Field Championship with his effort in the long jump at the Swarthmore Final Qualifier last Monday. Wright posted a jump of 7.26 meters, the second-best in the MAC this season and No. 14 overall.
Wright, along with teammate Iddriss Iddriss in the 800-meter run, are set to compete at the NCAA national meet in La Crosse, Wisconsin starting Thursday. The long jump preliminaries and final are set for Thursday, May 24 at 1:45 pm Eastern, while the 800-meter preliminaries are scheduled for 6:00 pm on Friday, May 25. The 800 final is set for Saturday, May 26 at 2:50 pm Eastern.