- May 11, 2004 at 1:27 am #1501
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.
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