Boston, Mass.—UMBC track and field freshman Brian Nelson (Upper Marlboro, Md./Charles H. Flowers) and senior Madeleine Entwistle (Potomac, Md./Walt Whitman) were named America East Male and Female Track Performer of the Week, the conference announced on Tuesday. Both Nelson and Entwistle won races at the Penn State Tune-Up Meet this past Saturday.
Nelson took gold in the 60m dash, clocking in with a time of 6.91, while also taking second in the 200m dash with a time of 21.93.
Emtwistle finished first in the 60m hurdles to lead the women at Penn State, crossing the finish line in a time of 9.00 seconds.
The Retrievers will head to Boston for the America East Championships this Friday and Saturday. This year's meet will take place at the Boston University Track & Tennis Center and will be streamed free of charge on AmericaEast.TV.