Wappes garners Athlete of Week award

GREENWOOD, IND. – Sophomore women’s track and field student-athlete Hannah Wappes(Columbia City, Ind.) represented Manchester University on the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Athlete of the Week announcement for the period of Jan. 29 – Feb. 4.

Wappes, the women’s indoor track and field Runner of the Week, captured an event title for a third straight meet, winning the 800 meters at Anderson University’s Raven Invitational Feb. 3. Her 2:22.69 clocking was a personal season and career best and tops the HCAC performance list as well as ranking second-fastest in program history. Wappes won the event by over five seconds against NCAA Division I athletes from Miami University of Ohio.

The complete HCAC Athlete of the Week release can be viewed at www.heartlandconf.org.

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