Marshall native named Track Athlete of the Week

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. ( – Coby Hilton was named the Summit League Men’s Track Athlete of the Week announced Tuesday by the league office.

The Marshall, Minn. native led the men and grabbed two first place finishes at Saturday’s dual against South Dakota. Hilton logged his first win of the day after running a 6.83 in the 60m dash finals. Hilton’s mark came as a new personal best, passing his previous of 6.85 that keeps him at third all-time at SDSU and currently has him at fourth in the country.

The Summit League Preseason Athlete to Watch picked up his second win of the day in the 200m dash where he ran a nation-leading 21.34.
Samuel Coil, Jaymie O’Connor and Emily Altenburg were also nominated for weekly honors.