Loras College junior Gabby Noland has been named this week’s American Rivers Conference Female Athlete of the Week. Noland competed at the Drake Relays last week, taking fourth in the 200m against an all Division I field with a time of 23.94. Her 200m time broke the Loras school record and currently leads Division III. After this weekend’s efforts Noland is ranked No. 1 in three events: 100m, 200m and the relay team is currently ranked No. 1 in Division III in the 4×400 which she anchors.
Two University of Dubuque athletes were also honored.
- Blaze Murfin was named the Male Field Athlete of the Week. At the Drake Relays against Division One competition, Murfin finished 11th in the shot, eighth in the discus and 12th in the hammer.
- . Kelsey Betthauser was named the Female Field Athlete of the Week. In the discus at the Grand View Vikings Classic she threw a school record throw which is now the top mark in NCAA Division III this season.