Buchan Named MEC Women's Track and Field Athlete of the Week

Buchan Named MEC Women's Track and Field Athlete of the Week

BRIDGEPORT – Concord's Jonathan Gore has been named the Mountain East Conference Men's Track and Field Athlete of the Week, while West Virginia Wesleyan's Abby Buchan is the Women's Track and Field honoree, the conference office announced Tuesday afternoon.

Gore, a senior from Fayetteville, W. Va., broke a 14-year old school record in the long jump on Saturday at the Golden Eagle Invitational. The mark of 7.01 meters surpassed the school mark by .11 meters. Gore also took fourth place in the 100-meters with a time of 11.56.

Buchan, a sophomore from Falls View, W. Va., broke a school record in the javelin in a dual meet at Embry-Riddle. Her throw of 43.55 meters is an NCAA provisional mark.