Hughey Named Track and Field Rookie of the Week
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – For the third time this season, Navy track and field’s Eric Hughey (Lee’s Summit, Mo.) has been named the M-F Athletic Patriot League Male Rookie of the Week, as announced by the league office.
Running in the Wesley Brown Invitational, Hughey won the 500-meter dash with an IC4A qualifying time of 1:04.04 in his first time running the event. The time was the fastest of the season for the Mids and earned the plebe first place recognition in the event.
He currently sits with the fourth-best time in the 500m event and sixth in the 400m event in the Patriot League this season.
This honor marks the third time this season that Hughey has been named the M-F Athletic Patriot League Male Rookie of the Week.
Navy takes on Army West Point in a dual meet for both men’s and women’s track and field this Saturday. The annual Army-Navy Indoor Star Meet presented by USAA is slated to begin with the men’s meet at 11:00 a.m., while the women’s meet will begin at approximately 2:15 p.m. The meet will be live streamed on the Patriot League Network.