NAIA OTF National Athletes of the Week (May 4)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Here are the NAIA Men’s & Women’s Outdoor Track & Field National Athletes of the Week, as released on Wednesday afternoon by the NAIA National Office.

Men’s Athletes of the Week

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Men’s Track Athlete of the Week

Reymond Bueno, Wayland Baptist (Texas)

Reymond Bueno posted a fourth-place finish in the 800 meters, then aided the 4×400-meter relay team to a third-place showing in the Corky/Crofoot Shootout hosted by Texas Tech on Saturday in Lubbock, Texas. Bueno’s 800 mark of 1 minute, 51.03 seconds accounted for his personal best as well as the fifth-fastest time in the NAIA. Bueno ran the lead leg for the Wayland Baptist relay team, which recorded the eighth-best time of the season among the NAIA. Both Bueno and the relay team turned in A standard times for the NAIA Championships.

Men’s Field Athlete of the Week

Garrett Kocab, Carroll (Mont.)

Garrett Kocab set a school record in the discus throw with a mark of 52.42m (172-0) that is also ranked sixth nationally. Kocab is also ranked among the top-25 seasonal performers in the shot put.

Women’s Athletes of the Week

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Women’s Track Athlete of the Week

Becca Richtman, Montana Tech

Becca Richtman was named the Track Athlete of the Meet for the Frontier Conference Championships after scoring 38 points. Richtman completed the steeplechase-5000-10,000 triple and placed runner-up in the 800.

Women’s Field Athlete of the Week

Adhmia Dorsey, Langston (Okla.)

Ahmia Dorsey placed first in the triple jump at the Southwestern Relays with a mark of 12.03m (39-5¾) to set a new Langston record and made the A standard list for the NAIA Championships. She is currently ranked seventh overall in the NAIA in the triple jump.