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Carlson Named Student-Athlete Of The Week
Release: 05/02/2011
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May 2, 2011

SEATTLE - Jordan Carlson of the women's track and field team is the Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of April 25-May 1. This is the sixth such honor for the track and field team this season.

The junior from Spokane, Wash., broke the school record in the 400-meter dash, as she won in a time of 54.18 seconds to surpass Lauran Dignam's mark of 54.31 from 2006.

Prior to April 15, it had been five years since a Husky woman had broken 55-seconds. Carlson did that with a 54.74 run at Mt. SAC. Although she said afterwards that she didn't feel as fast today, her time of 54.18 seconds told the story.

"Jordan Carlson breaking our school record was a big time highlight. The old school record by Lauran Dignam was set in the dual meet in Pullman," Metcalf said.

Other nominees include: Joe Meggs (baseball), Chris Williams (men's golf), Matt Stith (men's tennis), Maurice McNeal (men's track and field), Samantha Smith (women's tennis) and Kaitlin Inglesby (softball).

 2010-11 Student-Athlete's Of The Week
 May 2  Jordan Carlson (Women's Track & Field)
 April 25  Varsity 8+ (Men's Crew)
 April 18  Scott Roth (Men's Track & Field)
 April 11   Aaron West (Baseball)
 April 4  Aliza Vaccher (Gymnastics)
 March 28  Chris Williams (Men's Golf)
 March 21  Samantha Walior (Gymnastics)
 March 14  Scott Roth (Men's Track & Field)
 March 7  James Cameron (Men's Track & Field)
 Feb. 27  Kyle McMorrow (Men's Tennis)
 Feb. 21  Chelsea Orr (Women's Track & Field)
 Feb. 14  Niki Williams (Softball)
 Feb. 7  Samantha Walior (Gymnastics)
 Jan. 31  Denise Dy (Women's Tennis)
 Jan. 24  Matthew Bryan-Amaning (Men's Basketball)
 Jan. 17  Kale Schmidt (Men's Track & Field)
 Jan. 10  Kristi Kingma (Women's Basketball)
 Jan. 3  Mason Foster (Football)
 Dec. 27  Isaiah Thomas (Men's Basketball)
 Dec. 20  Scott Suggs (Men's Basketball)
 Dec. 13  Kindra Carlson (Volleyball)
 Dec. 6  Chris Polk (Football)
 Nov. 29  Chris Polk (Football)
 Nov. 22  Allie Beahan (Women's Soccer)
 Nov. 15  Jorde LaFontaine-Kussmann (Women's Soccer)
 Nov. 8  Kindra Carlson (Volleyball)
 Oct. 25  Valaree Fowler (Men's Crew)
 Oct. 18  Jermaine Kearse (Football)
 Oct. 11  Jorde LaFontaine-Kussmann (Women's Soccer)
 Oct. 4  Jake Locker (Football)
 Sept. 27  Karinn Dickinson (Women's Golf)
 Sept. 20  Stephen Fung (Men's Soccer)
 Sept. 13  Jermaine Kearse (Football)
 Sept. 6  Kate Deines (Women's Soccer)
 Aug. 30  Kindra Carlson (Volleyball)
 Aug. 23  Kellye Joswick (Women's Soccer)
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