WACO, TEXAS (March 20, 2019) -- Jose Zarate (SO/San Antonio, Texas) of Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) earned selection as the Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) Men's Track Athlete of the Week for March 11-17, while OLLU's Quintianna LeShore (SR/Indianapolis, Ind.) was named RRAC Women's Field Athlete of the Week for the same dates. This is the third set of weekly track awards for 2019.
Zarate took first place in the men's 3,000-Meter Run at the University of the Incarnate Word Spring Break Meet in San Antonio on Thursday. The sophomore from San Antonio outlasted a field of 15 runners -- including many from NCAA Division I -- with a time of 9:09.98. Zarate's time was the second best in OLLU history.
LeShore finished eighth in the Long Jump and fourth in the Triple Jump in the women's events at UIW. The senior from Indianapolis, Ind., leaped to a distance of 5.19 meters in a field of 15 long jumpers. LeShore also reached 10.01 meters in the Triple Jump.