Maxwell and Covington Collect TCU Weekly Accolades
April 27, 2010
FORT WORTH, Texas - The TCU Athletics Department has selected Steven Maxwell and Neidra Covington as its Athletes of the Week for their recent efforts for the Horned Frogs.
Maxwell earned his sixth win of the season in a 7-1 victory over UNLV last Sunday, improving to 6-0 on the season. The junior was masterful on the mound, holding the Rebels to just five hits. He tossed 7 2/3 innings, walked one and fanned a career-high nine batters. Following an infield single in the fourth, he sent down the final 13 batters he faced in the contest.
Covington became the first female student-athlete in TCU history last Friday to win the women's triple jump at the historic Penn Relays. Covington soared 43 feet, 4 ½ inches to claim championship accolades at Franklin Field in front of 38,904 spectators. By winning the women's triple jump, Covington not only became the first female in TCU history to win the women's triple jump in Philadelphia, but also became only the second student-athlete ever at TCU to win a triple jump title at the Penn Relays.