Mount Olive's Middlebrooks and Marticke Named Conference Carolinas Men's Indoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week

HIGH POINT, N.C.University of Mount Olive duo Johnny Middlebrooks and Michele Marticke have been named the Conference Carolinas Men’s Indoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week, respectively, for meets held Feb. 4-10, the Conference announced today.

The Mount Olive junior from Chesapeake, Va., Johnny Middlebrooks shined in his home state this weekend at the VMI Winter Relays. Middlebrooks set an NCAA Provisional Qualifier in the 200-meter dash, winning the event with a time of 21.67 to set a new UMO school record. Middlebrooks also made his mark in the 60-meter dash, moving into third place all-time in UMO history with a time of 6.97.

Swiss native Michele Marticke vaulted his way to fourth in the UMO record books with a height of 4.05m (13' 3.5") as a freshman. With this mark, Marticke ranks fifth in the conference this season.


Also nominated for Men’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week:
Tristin Bertie (Lees-McRae) - 4:32.63 mile, 3rd place

Also nominated for Men’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week:

2018-19 Men’s Track Athlete of the Week
Week One (Dec. 4) – Malik Jackson (Emmanuel)
Week Two (Dec. 11) – Tai Smith (Mount Olive)
Week Three (Jan. 15) - Peyton Shelton (Barton)
Week Four (Jan. 22) - Ethan Morrison (Limestone)
Week Five (Jan. 29) - Altan Cornu (Mount Olive)
Week Six (Feb. 5) - Jackson Junkins (North Greenville)
Week Seven (Feb. 12) - Johnny Middlebrooks (Mount Olive)

2018-19 Men’s Field Athlete of the Week
Week One (Dec. 4) – Larry Russell (Barton)
Week Two (Dec. 11) – N/A
Week Three (Jan. 15) - Micah Clemons (Barton)
Week Four (Jan. 22) - Brandon Bennett (Limestone)
Week Five (Jan. 29) - Martin Bayles (Mount Olive)
Week Six (Feb. 5) - Micah Clemons (Barton) 
Week Seven (Feb. 12) - Michele Marticke (Mount Olive)