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Barry Franklin And Duane Parker Pick Up Weekly Awards

West Virginia Wesleyan’s Barry Franklin and Seton Hill’s Duane Parker have been named the WVIAC’s Track & Field Athletes of the Week, as announced by the league office.

Men’s Track Athlete of the Week:
Barry Franklin, WV Wesleyan

Barry Franklin earned the WVIAC Track Athlete of the Week honor with his NCAA Provisional time in the 3000m steeple this past weekend at Duke. Franklin ran a 9:16.83. Franklin’s time ranks him 14th in NCAA Division II.

Men’s Field Athlete of the Week:
Duane Parker, Seton Hill

Duane Parker earned the WVIAC Field Athlete of the Week honor increasing his NCAA Provisional mark in the triple jump this past weekend at Duke. Parker leaped a distance of 14.66m in the event, moving him into 10th in NCAA Division II.

Top 5 Men’s Team Power Rankings (As voted upon by league coaches):

1. Seton Hill University (4)                                     27 pts
2. West Virginia Wesleyan College (2)                23 pts
3. Wheeling Jesuit University                                20 pts
4. Glenville State College                                      12 pts
5. Concord University                                               8 pts

Note: Number of first places votes are in ().

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