Beatty, Tovkach Garner League Weekly Honors
Following their performances at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational this weekend, yearlings Marshall Beatty and Anna Tovkach have been named Patriot League Track Athletes of the Week for their respective sports.
Beatty jumped to the top of the Patriot League leaderboards in the 5000 meter run with his mark of 14:07.22. The time beats the previous season high in the league by nearly 20 seconds. It marks the first weekly track honor for Beatty who was last year's Patriot League Cross Country Rookie of the Year.
Tovkach garners her second Athlete of the Week honor this season after a strong day in both the 800 meter run and 500 meter run. Her 2:07.30 mark in the 800 meter run set an Academy record and is the top time in the Patriot League this season. She also finished third in the 500 meter run with the league's third best time this season.
The Black Knights will host the West Point Tune-Up at Gillis Field House this weekend as the Cadets continue to prepare for next week's Patriot League Championships.