Feb. 26, 2013
FORT WORTH - Chaniqua Corinealdi of women’s track and field and Charles Silmon of men’s track and field were named TCU Athletes of the Week.
Corinealdi and Silmon both took home Big 12 titles in the 60-meter dash at Iowa State. Corinealdi finished with a time of 7.34 seconds. The senior’s nearest competitors were 0.05 seconds behind her.
Silmon clinched the title with 6.66 seconds after a rough start. He beat the second place athlete, Ian Warner of Iowa State, by 0.02 seconds. The senior ran the 200-meter dash later in the day, and took third place with a time of 20.96 seconds.
This is the first Big 12 title for TCU in any athletic program. The NCAA Track and Field Championships will begin March 8 in Fayetteville, Ark.