Grinnell, IA -- Jose Gutierrez, a sophomore hurdler for the Beloit College Track & Field team from Beloit (Memorial), has earned his second Midwest Conference Track Performer of the Week honor during the 2017 season. The Conference Office announced the recognition this afternoon.
Gutierrez broke his own Buccaneer 400m Hurdle record for the second time in three weeks with a second-place finish at Loras College last Friday, crossing the line in :53.41. He is currently ranked No. 1 in the event in the MWC and 13th in NCAA Division III.
The Bucs head to the MWC Outdoor Championships at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois, this coming Friday. Action begins at 12:30 p.m. on Friday and continues at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, when the majority of finals will be contested.