Ripon, WI -- Derek Carrier, a junior from Edgerton, Wisconsin, competing for the Beloit College Indoor Track & Field team, has been named the Midwest Conference Field Event Performer of the Week for the week ending January 29. The Conference Office announced the honor on Tuesday afternoon.
In his first-ever Track & Field meet (high school or college), Carrier took third in both the Long Jump (6.52m, 21'5) and Triple Jump (13.11m, 43'4) to lead the Bucs at the University of Chicago Duals last Saturday. He also finished seventh in the 55m (:06.70). In the most current MWC rankings, his Long Jump ranks second, his Triple Jump third and his 55m fourth.