Published Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 8:13 pm / Updated at 8:15 pm
TRACK AND FIELD
Three Huskers earn conference honors

Nebraska’s Jessica Furlan, Mara Griva and Chad Wright were honored by the Big Ten on Thursday. Furlan was named female track athlete of the week, while Griva was named the co-field athlete of the week for the women and Wright for the men.

Furlan recorded a personal-best time of 4:15.17 in the 1,500 meters to finish third at the Drake Relays last weekend. Her time ranks first in the Big Ten and 13th in the NCAA.

Griva was first in the long jump (20-6ľ) and the triple jump (44-3Ĺ) at the Drake Relays. Her triple jump ranks first in the Big Ten and third in the nation, while her long jump mark is second in the league.

Wright finished second with a personal-best mark of 207-11 in the discus at the Triton Invitational last weekend. His effort ranks first all-time in the Big Ten and second in the nation this season.

Also, the Nebraska Invitational has been moved from Saturday to Sunday at Ed Weir Stadium.

The event schedule will remain the same, with the field events beginning at 1 p.m. and the running events at 3 p.m.

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