USTCA Athletes of the Week Welcome! › Forums › Running Forum › USTCA Athletes of the Week This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Ryan 14 years ago. Author Posts May 11, 2004 at 1:27 am #1501 RyanKeymaster May 11, 2004 — The United States Track Coaches Association announced that Andrew Ellerton of Michigan and Chelsea Hammond of South Carolina have been selected as the Athletes of the Week for NCAA Division I track & field. Andrew Ellerton of Michigan : Michigan sophomore Andrew Ellerton set a personal best for the third time in four weeks to capture the 800 meter run in 1:46.56 at the the Len Paddock Invitational on Friday, May 7 at Michigan. Ellerton’s performance also ranks as the second fastest time in the nation this season. The Windsor, Ontario native is qualified in the 800 and 1,500 meters for the NCAA Mideast Regional on May 28-29 hosted by Louisiana State University. Ellerton and the rest of his Michigan teammates will next compete at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships May 14-16 at Purdue. Chelsea Hammond of South Carolina : South Carolina junior Chelsea Hammond captured the long jump title at the Clemson Orange and Purple Classic with her leap of 21-06.25 (6.57m) on Saturday, May 8. The Penn Relays long jump champion moved up as the national leader in the event as well. Hammond is qualified in the high jump and long jump at the NCAA East Regional on May 28-29 hosted by Florida. She is also ranked fourth in the nation in the heptathlon with her NCAA provisional score of 5405. Hammond and the rest of the Gamecocks will travel to Oxford, Mississippi to compete in the SEC Outdoor Championships May 14-16. Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.