Navy Athlete of the Week Presented by Rolls Royce: Mitch Simmonds, Men's Indoor Track and Field
Jan. 9, 2013
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Navy men's track and field hurdler Mitch Simmonds (Eagle, Idaho) has been named the Navy Athlete of the Week Presented by Rolls Royce for the week ending January 6.
Simmonds, the 2012-13 indoor season team captain, won the 60m hurdles at the Navy-Princeton dual last weekend to help the Mids (1-0) post a 91-89 victory over the Tigers.
Simmonds won the 60m hurdles with a time of 8.25, which qualifies him for the IC4A Championship in March. Simmonds captured the Patriot League title in the 60m hurdles last winter.
Navy will compete at home in the Wesley A. Brown Field House this Saturday at 11:00 AM against American, Mount St. Mary's and VCU.