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.