Three Columbia College Cougars earn weekly awards

6 months 42 minutes ago Tuesday, February 21 2017 Feb 21, 2017 Tuesday, February 21, 2017 4:25:45 PM CST February 21, 2017 in Sports
By: Micaela Dea, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

     COLUMBIA - Three Columbia College Cougars won weekly awards from the American Midwest Conference this week.

     Tyler Lawson was awarded the AMC Indoor Track Athlete of the Week. Lawson set a new AMC Championship meet record over the weekend for the 1,000-meter and for the mile. Lawson was also awarded Men’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Year honors.

     Abby Stricker was named the AMC Indoor Field Athlete of the Week. She scored points for the Cougars in three of her four field events at the 2017 AMC Indoor Track and Field Championships. Due to her performance over the weekend, Stricker was named AMC Women’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Year.

     Lauren McCroskie was named AMC Pitcher of the Week. McCroskie recently helped her team beat the NCAA Division II Maryville University Saints by a score of 1-0. Her performance in the game lowered her earned run average for the year to 0.76.

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