Nelson Named America East Male Track Performer of the Week

Nelson Named America East Male Track Performer of the Week

America East Release

Boston, Mass.—UMBC track and field sophomore sprinter Brian Nelson (Upper Marlboro, Md./Charles H. Flowers) was named America East Male Track Performer of the Week, the conference announced on Tuesday. Nelson led the Retrievers at the Bucknell Tri-Meet with two individual wins.

Nelson took first place in a pair of events last weekend, winning the 60m and 300m dashes. Nelson finished the 60m dash in a time of 6.90, while crossing the tape in a time of 34.48 in the 300m dash.

UMBC returns to the track on Saturday, Jan. 13 when they travel to Staten Island to take part in the Great Dane Classic.