Men's Track Sweeps OVC Weekly Awards

Wednesday, February 4 2009 - Illinois Intercollegiate

Zye Boey and Ian Winston honored

Ian Winston high jump action 2009
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Eastern Illinois men’s track swept the Ohio Valley Conference indoor weekly honors as Zye Boey and Ian Winston were named the Track & Field Athletes of the Week for their efforts at the Illinois Intercollegiate.

Boey, a freshman sprinter from Decatur, Ill., was honored for the third time this season. He won both the 60m and 200m dash with top times. His mark of 6.66 in the 60m dash was the fourth fastest in the NCAA this season, set the EIU school record and was an NCAA Provisional mark. His winning time of 21.52 in the 200m dash moved him to third on the EIU career list.

Winston, a junior competitor from Champaign, Ill., won his first honor of the year after winning the high jump. Winston’s winning mark was 6’10.25” which places seventh on the EIU career charts. It also ranks first on the OVC season best this year. He was second in the triple jump with a leap of 42’05”.

EIU returns to action this weekend at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational.