NCAA Record, World Leader Highlight ACC IT&F Weekly Honors

Greensboro, NC ( – NC State’s NCAA record-setter Katelyn Tuohy was named Atlantic Coast Conference Indoor Track Women’s Performer of the Week for the second time this season, while reigning world champion Jeremiah Davis of Florida State earned his third straight ACC Men’s Field Performer of the Week honor.

Tuohy and Davis headline a list of five-student athletes each currently ranked in at least one of the nation’s top five, including four ranked No.1.

ACC Women’s Indoor Track Performer of the Week
Katelyn Tuohy, NC State

Dr. in New York City. The Wolfpack redshirt sophomore broke the NCAA indoor record for the mile Saturday at the Sanders Invitational Columbia Challenge, finishing in 4:24.26. The previous record was 4:25.91, set in 2009 by Jennie Simpson of Colorado. New York-based Stony Point is off to a strong start this indoor season. In December, she ran the 5000m at Boston University’s Sharon Collier Danville season opener in 15:15.92, the nation’s all-time best and the No. Got 1 position. The redshirt sophomore has claimed two national titles (outdoor 5K and cross country) in the past eight months along with her record-setting times. Tuohy was named the USTFCCCA National Female Athlete of the Week earlier Tuesday.

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ACC Women’s Indoor Field Performer of the Week
Sinclair Savage, Louisville

Savage broke the Louisville school record in the women’s long jump for the second consecutive meet, leaping 6.52m (21-4.75) to take first place at the PNC Lenny Lyles Invitational. The mark currently ranks fifth nationally and bettered the previous record of 6.44m (21-1.5) she set two weeks ago at the Cardinal Classic. The junior from Kennesaw, Georgia then followed up her win in the long jump with a runner-up finish in the 60m dash, running a personal-best time of 7.41.

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ACC Men’s Indoor Track Week co-performer
Giano Roberts, Clemson

Roberts PR’d twice in the 60-meter hurdles at the Bob Pollock Invitational hosted by the Tigers, first with a time of 7.67 in the prelims, then again with a 7.66 in the finals. The Maplewood, New Jersey senior’s postseason time is the fastest in the nation this season and the fourth-fastest in school history.

ACC Men’s Indoor Track Week co-performer
Connor Murphy, Virginia

Murphy opened the Penn State Nationals with a strong individual performance, running a personal-best 1:47.41 in the 800-meters. That time ranks first in the ACC this season and sixth in the NCAA. This time is the third-fastest indoor 800 meter time in Virginia history. Murphy followed suit on the second day of competition running the 800-meter leg of the distance medley relay for the Cavaliers. Murphy took the baton and clocked a split of 1:48.53, giving his teammate Yasin Sado enough of a lead as the Cavaliers won the race with a time of 9:27.80. That time sets the Virginia record in the DMR and is the fastest time run in the NCAA so far this season.

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ACC Men’s Indoor Track and Field Performer of the Week
Jeremiah Davis, Florida State

Davis extended her world lead in the long jump with a gold-medal 8.21m (26-11.25) on Saturday at the Razorback Invitational hosted by Arkansas. Florida senior Leahy Akers is one of only two NCAA Division I competitors to clear eight meters in the indoor long jump during 2022-23, and Davis has done it in four of her six attempts this season.


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